[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#605127: file-rc: unowned files in /var/lib/update-rc.d after purge (policy 6.8)
holger at layer-acht.org
Mon Nov 29 09:15:22 UTC 2010
On Samstag, 27. November 2010, Holger Levsen wrote:
> I'm using this code in the post_purge_exception script for testing file-rc
> on piuparts.d.o now:
> echo "Debug: this files don't exist when sysv-rc is installed by
> debootstrap, they are just created when sysv-rc is installed later. See
> #605127." rm -fv /var/lib/update-rc.d/*
> (The piuparts test first creates a chroot with debootstrap, then file-rc
> installation is done there, then file-rc is removed and sysv-rc is
> reinstalled, thats when those files in /var/lib/update-rc.d/ are created.
> As they didnt exist when the chroot was created, piuparts would otherwise
> detect them as new files.)
I dont think this is the right approach anymore, /var/lib/update-rc.d seems to
be generally populated on upgrades from lenny to squeeze, so I now think
piuparts should just ignore /var/lib/update-rc.d(/.*) completly. Comments?
See http://piuparts.debian.org/lenny2squeeze/fail/whereami_0.3.34-0.3.log for
an example, or:
holger at piatti:/org/piuparts.debian.org/master$ grep -l "/var/lib/update-rc.d/"
It also seems to be rather new behaviour, as I havent noticed this before and
those logs are max. 2 days old.
I'd appreciate feedback.
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