detected lin lock file

Drew Swayze drew at
Sat May 1 11:51:15 GMT 2004

On May 1, 2004, at 9:57 AM, Dennis Veatch wrote:

> Oh boy, this is back. lunar update today.
> detected lin lock file: /var/lock/installing.perl
> Now waiting for perl to finish installing or for the lock to clear.
> It's also happened with guile and a couple of others I don't remember, 
> or was
> it sip? I forget. Anyway, its that sleep thing happening again.

I also had this same problem with intltool.  this was also after the 
system decided that the md5's of several very tiny files were wrong 
and/or files were missing, and thus started rebuilding a helluva lot of 
packages.  (I saw db get rebuilt about 3 times.)


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