[PKG-Openstack-devel] Bug#776665: rabbitmq-server: fails to install: chown: cannot access '/var/lib/rabbitmq': No such file or directory

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Fri Jan 30 20:12:05 UTC 2015

Package: rabbitmq-server
Version: 3.4.3-1
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: piuparts


during a test with piuparts I noticed your package failed to install. As
per definition of the release team this makes the package too buggy for
a release, thus the severity.

>From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):

  Selecting previously unselected package rabbitmq-server.
  (Reading database ... 
(Reading database ... 9371 files and directories currently installed.)
  Preparing to unpack .../rabbitmq-server_3.4.3-1_all.deb ...
  Unpacking rabbitmq-server (3.4.3-1) ...
  Setting up rabbitmq-server (3.4.3-1) ...
  Adding group `rabbitmq' (GID 152) ...
  Warning: The home dir /var/lib/rabbitmq you specified can't be accessed: No such file or directory
  Adding system user `rabbitmq' (UID 151) ...
  Adding new user `rabbitmq' (UID 151) with group `rabbitmq' ...
  Not creating home directory `/var/lib/rabbitmq'.
  chown: cannot access '/var/lib/rabbitmq': No such file or directory
  dpkg: error processing package rabbitmq-server (--configure):
   subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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