Re: Problems after installing MaemoDict
Kasper Souren <kasper.souren <at> gmail.com>
2006-05-01 19:47:33 GMT
> > Which version did you try?
> >You could check out /var/lib/install/var/lib/dpkg/* (don't have my
> N770 close right >now) and fix stuff there. That's what I did for
> other applications.
> yes, the strange thing is that all the files (available, status,
> etc) are in this directory,
> but when trying 'dpkg -l', the machine says:
> dpkg-query: failed to open package info file /var/lib/dpkg/status
> for reading. No such file...
> which means that it does search it in a different dir (NOT /var/lib/
> install/var/lib, only /var/lib!!!). Question nr1: how would you fix
> those things?
Ahh... I stopped using dpkg except for dpkg -X package.deb
There should be a way to use it, but it's tricky since dpkg is used
for both /var/lib/install as well as / (root)
Just stick to app-installer-package for most usual stuff.
> > Are you sure this is caused by MaemoDict?
> I was till today :(
> but then i flashed again, installed some stuff without the dict (!),
> and later the same messages appeared again without the Dict!
> (I've got the latest OS image from the last week i think)
> So, i am no more sure, I just know that it used to happen after
> meamoDict before, but now ...??:)