[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#841862: Bug#841862: xml-core: configure xml-core fails when group staff does not exist
mattia at debian.org
Mon Nov 7 14:48:54 UTC 2016
Control: reassign -1 debhelper
On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 11:49:48PM +0200, pada wrote:
> * What led up to the situation?
> [UPGRADE] xml-core:amd64 0.15 -> 0.16
I doubt this particular one thing is the trigger.
> * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or ineffective)?
> aptitude -y reinstall xml-core
And I can't reproduce it.
> * What was the outcome of this action?
> Setting up xml-core (0.16) ...
> chown: invalid group: 'root:staff'
> dpkg: error processing package xml-core (--configure):
> subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
the staff group exists since before I was born, and I'd expect to find
it in any system (it's installed by base-passwd).
If I read that error right it's complaining about that, right?
Anyhow, that postinst snipped is installed by dh_usrlocal as provided by
debhelper, so reassigning.
> * What outcome did you expect instead?
> Execution of /var/lib/dpkg/info/xml-core.postinst without error.
> * Additional information
> The files are owned by root:
> # ls -ld /usr/local/share /usr/local/share/xml /usr/local/share/xml/*
> drwxrwsr-x 12 root root 4096 Oct 23 23:37 /usr/local/share
> drwxr-sr-x 3 root root 4096 Oct 23 23:38 /usr/local/share/xml
> drwxr-sr-x 2 root root 4096 Oct 23 23:38 /usr/local/share/xml/declaration
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