Comment 16 for bug 533549

Do not worry about. I've since been able to update that laptop. Thank you for trying.

dave

> Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:33:13 +0000
> From: <email address hidden>
> To: <email address hidden>
> Subject: [Bug 533549] Re: ln: creating symbolic link `./yaml-mode.el': File exists
>
> I attempted to verify this, but following the steps in the description,
> I was not able to verify the initial failure. Unfortunately, I don't
> have time to dig into why either the steps aren't right or why it didn't
> fail.
>
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> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/533549
>
> Title:
> ln: creating symbolic link `./yaml-mode.el': File exists
>
> Status in “yaml-mode” package in Ubuntu:
> Fix Released
> Status in “yaml-mode” source package in Lucid:
> Fix Committed
> Status in “yaml-mode” package in Debian:
> Fix Released
>
> Bug description:
> TEST CASE:
> 1. Install karmic version of yaml-mode
> 2. Upgrade to lucid version
> 3. Should fail
> 4. Reinstall karmic version
> 5. Upgrade to lucid-proposed version
> 6. Should not have an issue
>
> -----------------
>
> Binary package hint: yaml-mode
>
> The yaml-mode postinst script will attempt to create a symbolic link
> to yaml-mode.el, but fails if it already exists.
>
> Purging and then reinstalling yaml-mode appears to be a viable
> workaround.
>
> The upstream package yaml-mode 0.0.5-2 contains a fix. Unfortunately,
> Lucid users are stuck with an older version.
>
> --- Original bug report ---
>
> was upgrading from 9.10 to 10.04
>
> ProblemType: Package
> Architecture: i386
> Date: Sun Mar 7 00:15:06 2010DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
> ErrorMessage:
> ErrorMessage: Unterprozess installiertes post-installation-Skript gab den Fehlerwert 1 zurück
> Package: yaml-mode 0.0.4-2
> PackageArchitecture: all
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-20.57-genericSourcePackage: yaml-mode
> Title: package yaml-mode 0.0.4-2 failed to install/upgrade:
> Uname: Linux 2.6.31-20-generic i686
>
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