[Piuparts-devel] Bug#635449: piuparts/binfmt-support: Leaves /var/lib/binfmts on the system after purge

Niels Thykier niels at thykier.net
Mon Jul 25 22:25:45 UTC 2011

On 2011-07-26 00:10, Niels Thykier wrote:
> Package: piuparts,binfmt-support
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> Not sure if this is a problem with piuparts or binfmt-support, but here goes.
> piuparts testing of eclipse-cdt fails due to:
>   --8<-- --8<--
> 1m23.0s DEBUG: Starting command: ['chroot', '/org/piuparts.debian.org/tmp/tmpXkuSc7', 'dpkg', '--purge', '--pending']
> 1m23.0s DEBUG: Command ok: ['chroot', '/org/piuparts.debian.org/tmp/tmpXkuSc7', 'dpkg', '--purge', '--pending']
> 1m23.0s DEBUG: Starting command: ['chroot', '/org/piuparts.debian.org/tmp/tmpXkuSc7', 'dpkg', '--remove', '--pending']
> 1m23.1s DEBUG: Command ok: ['chroot', '/org/piuparts.debian.org/tmp/tmpXkuSc7', 'dpkg', '--remove', '--pending']
> 1m23.3s ERROR: WARN: Broken symlinks:
>   /etc/motd -> /var/run/motd
> 1m24.9s ERROR: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:
>   /var/lib/binfmts	 owned by: binfmt-support
>   --8<-- --8<--
> I was suspecting it might be related to jarwrapper (an indirect dependency),
> which uses binfmt-support.  However, jarwrapper does not fail the testing/emit
> this issue.
> ~Niels
> Ref: http://piuparts.debian.org/sid/fail/eclipse-cdt_6.0.2-1.log


Follow-up, sat4j (direct dependency of eclipse-platform) also have this
same issue and it depends directly on jarwrapper.


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