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I accidentally deleted the mod_svn on my webserver, and now I am stuck. Everything I try to do anything with it (remove it or reinstall it with apt-get), I get that message and apt fails. I know I could reinstall Apache, but I am trying to avoid that at all costs (unless I can do it in such a way that would keep my config files).

Any ideas on how to deal with this?

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can you give the full output from apt ? – Geraint Jones May 31 '10 at 4:53

Well, I fixed it. I had to mirror the configuration on a VM, then copy the missing files over. After that, apt let me remove the package and reinstall it correctly.

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Some kind soul posted an answer that worked for me here:

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You should add the answer, not just a link. – chutz Nov 6 '12 at 17:18

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