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Bug 248: CLOSED

Consider Upgrading dpkg

Date: 2020-09-28 - Creator: anggit - Priority standard - 3 messages

I use debootsrap and get the following error:

dpkg-deb: error: archive 
'.//var/cache/apt/archives/libacl1_2.2.53-4_i386.deb' contains not 
understood data member control.tar.xz, giving up
tar: This does not look like a tar archive
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors


Solved after upgrading dpkg by taking and converting the package from 

Affected package(s): dpkg


By: hgt on 2020-09-30 15:39

dpkg cannot be updated to version 1.20.5, because configure checks
for perl version >= 5.24.1, but perl in SliTaz 5.0 is 5.14.1.

By: anggit on 2020-09-30 23:54

The bug is in dpkg version 1.16. in slitaz, the last version that can 
easily be built is 1.17 (which is also the bug that no longer exists)

I have tried to compile this source: 

By: hgt on 2020-10-16 12:45

dpkg is updated to 1.17.27