[File-rc-users] Bug#605127: [Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#605127: file-rc: unowned files in /var/lib/update-rc.d after purge (policy 6.8)

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Sat Nov 27 18:35:00 UTC 2010

[Holger Levsen]
> during a test with piuparts I noticed file-rc left unowned files on
> the system after purge, which is a violation of policy 6.8:

Actually, I believe this is a misunderstanding.

> Note that this was after installing file-rc and removing it again by
> installing sysv-rc again.

> From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):
> 0m23.8s ERROR: FAIL: After purging files have been modified:
>   /var/lib/update-rc.d/bootlogd	 not owned

These files are created by sysv-rc and will be purged when sysv-rc is
removed.  At least I believe that is the case but it is a long time
since I wrote the code.

So as far as I know, there is no bug in file-rc, nor in sysv-rc.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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