[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#756485: acpid: Unable to upgrade/downgrade

Jan Huijsmans huysmans at koffie.nu
Wed Jul 30 09:06:33 UTC 2014

Package: acpid
Version: 1:2.0.22-2
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

Dear Maintainer,

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   * What led up to the situation?

Upgrade to this version resulted in the inability to stop package

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

1. AFter first upgrade (previous version to this one) moved /etc/sysctl.d
directory, so upgrade would continue. From this version to next (or previous)
failes completely as acpid won't stop. (or at least stop script exits with error)

2. manually remove status of acpid from /var/lib/dpkg/status

   * What was the outcome of this action?

1. Unable to upgrade package.

2. Was able to install -3 version of package

   * What outcome did you expect instead?

Upgrade to succeed from -2 to -3 version.

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-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (60, 'stable'), (50, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.14-1-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.ISO8859-15, LC_CTYPE=en_US.ISO8859-15 (charmap=ISO-8859-15) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US.ISO8859-15)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages acpid depends on:
ii  kmod      18-1
ii  libc6     2.19-7
ii  lsb-base  4.1+Debian13

Versions of packages acpid recommends:
pn  acpi-support-base  <none>

acpid suggests no packages.

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