[Piuparts-devel] "dependency initscripts is essential-required"
holger at layer-acht.org
Mon May 30 15:53:56 UTC 2011
On Donnerstag, 26. Mai 2011, Thomas Hood wrote:
links to http://piuparts.debian.org/sid/source/r/resolvconf.html which links
to http://piuparts.debian.org/sid/fail/resolvconf_1.54.log which tells you why
the package fails:
0m32.1s ERROR: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:
/lib/init/rw/resolvconf not owned
/lib/init/rw/resolvconf/interface not owned
> reports that resolvconf 1.53 fails testing with
> * dependency lsb-base is essential-required
> * dependency initscripts is essential-required
> * dependency debconf is essential-required
thats (^^^) just the status of its depends.
> Not sure about the dependency on lsb-base, but it isn't Essential;
> it's only Required.
thats what "essential-required" means - it's not really useful to make a
distinction between them here.
> Which of these error messages is spurious and which are not,
> and what can/should I do about them?
you should read the failed log.
> P.S. The piuparts-devel mailing list archive is full of spam.
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