[Pkg-aide-maintainers] Bug#416641: depends on non-essential package during postrm

Michael Ablassmeier abi at grinser.de
Thu Mar 29 14:33:48 CET 2007

Package: aide
Version: 0.13.1-5
Severity: serious
Justification: Policy violation


while running archive wide piuparts tests your package failed on purge
because of debconf beeing unavailable during postrm:

  Purging configuration files for aide ...
  /var/lib/dpkg/info/aide.postrm: line 10: /usr/share/debconf/confmodule: No such file or directory
  dpkg: error processing aide (--purge):
   subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 1
  Errors were encountered while processing:

the full log can be found here:


please be sure to use a conditional call to debconf:

 if [ -f /usr/share/debconf/confmodule ]; then
    . /usr/share/debconf/confmodule

    - michael

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