[Alpine-info] Error message installing version 1.10
hazelmotes at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 15:42:02 PDT 2008
I just went back and found your old message and I'm following the same
instructions again. Right now it's in the process. Thanks for your good
On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, Seth Williamson wrote:
>> I am running Alpine 1.0 that I compiled and built from source obtained
>> from the UWash site, per directions I got from an Alpine team member.
>> It works fine. I'm running Ubuntu Gutsy.
>> Today I downloaded the new deb and tried to install it. If I weren't
>> such a noob about Linux I could probably understand the error message,
>> but I can't. The process borked. This is what I got:
> In my opinion (as the Debian maintainer of alpine), your life will be
> easiest if you stick to the .deb files in Debian or Ubuntu.
> If you need to use the Debian .deb files before they are available in
> Ubuntu, use apt-src. This will compile the package for your system while
> keeping the Debian package manager happy.
> Does the alpine Makefile create "make uninstall" as well as "make
> install"? If so, be sure to run "make uninstall" before trying to install
> a .deb.
> indicated that this worked well enough for you in the past. Let me know
> if I can further refine the instructions. Unfortunately I haven't had
> time to keep an Ubuntu repository myself, and Ubuntu.com is very slow to
> pull alpine updates. The apt-src method is just as good.
> -- Asheesh.
> "There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it
> is I'll get married again."
> -- Clint Eastwood
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