[Piuparts-devel] tzdata: purging tzdata leaves dangling /etc/localtime symlink

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Wed Mar 22 16:16:05 UTC 2017

Am 22.03.2017 um 17:09 schrieb Andreas Beckmann:
> And piuparts expects the chroot after the test to be in the same state
> as before the test. But that chroot was created with the previous
> version of tzdata installed, which was purged in a further minimizing
> step, but left that dangling symlink ... and got stored to disk as the
> base chroot for further sid tests. But now this link suddenly
> disappeared after installing+purging the new version, making piuparts
> unhappy.

Thanks for the explanation.
Now the error message "FAIL: After purging files have disappeared:"
suddenly makes more sense.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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