Help: Errors from aptitude install
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 07:33:01PM -0500, Dennis Wicks <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> Specifically I am trying to install samba and its parts, samba-common
> samba smbclient smbfs, on Lenny and I keep getting errors like the
> Setting up samba-common (2:3.0.30-2) ...
> Error: unknown response from debconf:'keep_current'
> dpkg: error processing samba-common (--configure):
> I have tried all of the options besides "keep_current" to no avail.
> Any ideas as to what the problem is or how to fix it?
The only reference I can find to this is bug #443179 against ucf. But
that was fixed ages ago, in 3.003. I think that message is from ucf
echo "Error: unknown response from debconf:'$RET'" >&2
The only way that I can see of getting this from the code, though, is
after the non-debconf prompt for a merge. You'd have to answer
something other than one of the known options (which makes the comment
about debconf a bug IMO). That's not what's happening either, so I'm a
This is grasping at straws, but you *do* have ucf 3.007, or at least 3.006,
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