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

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Wed Sep 19 12:36:28 BST 2018

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Hi Simon,

On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:53:58AM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> 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
> src:libepoxy):
> > 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
> /var/lib/dpkg/lock.

thanks for your bug report, but I cannot find any package with that
failure in sid* on piuparts.d.o and I've also just let it retest
src:libepoxy and it tested fine (while using apt 1.7.0~rc1).

what am I missing?


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