Bug#776089: libatlas-base-dev: leaves alternatives after purge: /usr/lib/lib{blas, lapack}-3.{so, a}

Sébastien Villemot sebastien at debian.org
Sat Jan 24 20:37:10 UTC 2015

Dear Andreas,

Le vendredi 23 janvier 2015 à 21:08 +0100, Andreas Beckmann a écrit :
> Package: libatlas-base-dev
> Version: 3.10.2-6
> Severity: important
> Tags: patch
> User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: piuparts

> during a test with piuparts I noticed your package left unowned files on
> the system after purge, which is a violation of policy 6.8:
> https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-maintainerscripts.html#s-removedetails
> This was observed after an lenny -> squeeze -> wheezy -> jessie upgrade.
> The leftover files are actually alternatives that were installed by the
> package but have not been properly removed.


> Attached is a patch that I have verified in piuparts to fix this issue.
> No intent to NMU, but if you upload this to sid, I'll take care of
> getting it unblocked.

Thanks for your patch. I'm ok to upload this to sid, but I'd prefer to
have the Release Team acknowledgement beforehand. Could you please take
care of that?


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