[Piuparts-devel] Bug#660350: Bug#660350: [Resolvconf-devel] Bug#660350: Bug#660350: resolvconf: fails to purge / remove /etc/resolv.conf

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sun Feb 19 19:15:57 UTC 2012

severity 660350 normal 
# bts "ping pong" for the LOLs

Hi Thomas,

On Sonntag, 19. Februar 2012, Thomas Hood wrote:
> > hm, and now that I tested it manually, I can see that after "apt-get
> > install resolvconf ; apt-get remove resolvconf ; dpkg --purge resolvconf"
> > my /etc/resolv.conf indeed looks like it looked before.
> Good to hear!

indeed! :)
> > Thus reopening and reassign to piuparts! :-)
> I just reduced its severity, down from "serious".  ;)

*lalala* - Seriously, I dont think it's minor if piuparts flags a non-buggy  
package buggy. We (I) want people to care about piuparts results!

[reboot hint]
> Well, it already says "recommended" rather than "required". 

sure, but even that is too much IMHO :-)

> Also, the
> package does not trigger the "notify-reboot-required" desktop
> notifier. 


> Despite this I would be happy to take your advice and
> emphasize that rebooting is not necessary if it were not for the fact
> that this would require retranslation.

Well, it's about 4 months until the freeze, so there is plenty of time. And, 
more importantly, I dont think that requiring retranslations should be in the 
way of providing good+accurate content in the first place.


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