Nick Roberts | 29 Jan 19:42 2008
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Re: No packages

In message <4f686c3e5eevan@...>
       Evan Clark <evan@...> wrote:

> In article <d8e75b684f.tigger@...>,
>    Nick Roberts <tigger@...> wrote:
> 
> 
> > I just asked RiscPkg to do an Update operation, and the progress
> > thermometer hung for several minutes.
> 
> > I then quit RiscPks (via the cionbar menu) while it was still
> > hanging, and re-ran RiscPkg. Clicking on the iconbar menu, there
> > are now no packages available in the window. Doing an Update
> > results in Failed "syntax error" message.
> 
> > Any suggestions as to what I can do about this, and recover my
> > status.
> 
> Weed out rogue lines from the Sources file. The line for Netsurf has
> been a recent contender - see the thread 'Problem with Netsurf
> package'.

Yep, that was it.

Thanks to those who replied.

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