[Aptitude-devel] Bug#701946: aptitude: Internal error: no filename for <package>:amd64 after a failed install

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Sat Mar 2 10:45:47 UTC 2013

On 2 March 2013 15:41, Daniel Hartwig <mandyke at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2 March 2013 09:57, Daniel Dickinson <cshore at neomailbox.net> wrote:
>> This happens with any of the packages I have tried to reinstall. For
>> example, if ccrypt is already installed, the emacs23 amd64 23.4+1-4 will
>> fail to install.  If you subsequently attempt a reinstall you will see
>> "E:  Internal error, No file name for emacs23:amd64".
> Is the issue with install, or reinstall?
> Given that emacs23 will not “reinstall”, what is the output of:
> $ apt-cache policy emacs23:amd64


$ dpkg --list emacs23

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