[php-maint] Bug#338294: php4-common: cron.d message after removal

Philipp Matthias Hahn pmhahn at debian.org
Wed Nov 9 08:37:30 UTC 2005

Package: php4-common
Version: 4:4.3.10-16
Severity: normal

After removing php4-common but not purging, cron generates an error
message twice an hour because of a wronly invoced find command. The
culprit is /etc/cron.d/php4, which checks for "test -d /var/lib/php4",
but uses "/usr/lib/php4/maxlifetime"
The former still exists after removing the package, because it may
contain old session files. The later is deleted when removing the
Please change the test to check for maxlifetime instead of the

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (989, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.14-walker
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages php4-common depends on:
ii  sed                           4.1.4-4    The GNU sed stream editor

php4-common recommends no packages.

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