[wpkg-users] Error: "Zombie found" and otther problems

Peter Hartmann ascensiontech at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 14:20:46 CET 2007


Ahh... thank you!

Will running wpkg from regedit work?  as in :



On 1/17/07, Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo at wpkg.org> wrote:
> Peter Hartmann wrote:
> > Zombie found: package installed but not in packages database.
> >
> >
> > Hey , I'm trying to understand what's happening....seems like thre is
> > something behind the scenes.  I think I'm I'm getting this message
> > because I edited out an installed  package from packages.xml.  But
> > what's worse is that wpkg insists that a package IS installed that is
> > NOT installed no mater if I use  'uninstall', 'registry' or 'file' as
> > the check type.  Actually I uninstalled it manually on the client in
> > the process of testing.  Guess that wasn't the right thing to do...
> > Is there a listing of installed programs on the client that I can
> > edit? If so, what good is the check type if that is getting checked
> > first?  BTW, can wpkg uninstall or upgrade packages that have not been
> > installed by wpkg?
> WPKG keeps its local "database" of installed packages in
> C:\windows\system32\wpkg.xml.
> The "zombie found" message merely means that a package is in the file
> above, but it's not in any packages XML file on the server... And hence
> it's a zombie.
> --
> Tomasz Chmielewski
> http://wpkg.org

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