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From: Nick Roberts <tigger-FEOqGFF5CvdaaXa6Oz8upCp2UmYkHbXO <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: Re: No packages
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.package-management.riscpkg
Date: Tuesday 29th January 2008 18:42:01 UTC (over 8 years ago)
In message
<[email protected]>
       Evan Clark 
wrote:

> In article
,
>    Nick Roberts
 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.

-- 
Nick Roberts           tigger @ orpheusinternet.co.uk           

Hanlon's Razor: Never attribute to malice that which
can be adequately explained by stupidity.
 
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