[Piuparts-devel] Bug#909182: piuparts: please ignore creation of /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Wed Sep 19 10:53:58 BST 2018

Package: piuparts
Version: 0.91
Severity: normal

Since apt 1.7.x fixed
<https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=869546>, apt will
create /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend when run. This causes a piuparts
false positive when testing an otherwise piuparts-clean package (I tried

> 0m31.7s ERROR: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:
>   /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend	 not owned

Please add this file to the default list of ignored files alongside


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