[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)

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sat Nov 27 18:52:08 UTC 2010

reassign 605127 piuparts

Hi Petter,

On Samstag, 27. November 2010, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > 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.

I (now) believe you are right :)

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

Makes sense. (Also that piuparts detects this, as it doesnt know that sysv-rc 
was installed...)

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


I'll see how I deal with this. 

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