[pkg-wine-party] Bug#733313: prerm fails (no alternatives for wine)

Eduard Bloch blade at debian.org
Sat Dec 28 13:08:52 UTC 2013

Package: wine64
Version: 1.6.1-7
Severity: important


cannot upgrade 1.6.1-6 to 1.6.1-7 because of prerm failure, even the fallback to the new prerm fails. I added -x shell option to see what happens:

(Reading database ... 543432 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../wine64_1.6.1-7_amd64.deb ...
+ set -e
+ update-alternatives --remove-all wine
update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for wine
dpkg: warning: subprocess old pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
dpkg: trying script from the new package instead ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/wine64_1.6.1-7_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 there is no script in the new version of the package - giving up
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
$ update-alternatives --remove-all wine
update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for wine
$ echo $?

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.12.0+ (SMP w/4 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages wine64 depends on:
ii  libc6              2.17-97
ii  libwine            1.6.1-7
ii  libwine-gecko-1.4  1.4+dfsg1-3
ii  x11-utils          7.7+1

wine64 recommends no packages.

wine64 suggests no packages.

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