[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#451124: linux-sound-base: postinst error when using cdebconf as debconf-2.0 choice

Tom Parker debian at tevp.net
Tue Nov 13 15:02:25 UTC 2007

Package: linux-sound-base
Version: 1.0.15-2
Severity: normal

After replacing debconf with cdebconf, I got the following:

Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install.  Trying to recover:
Setting up linux-sound-base (1.0.15-2) ...
/var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-sound-base.postinst: line 5: /usr/share/debconf/confmodule: No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing linux-sound-base (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

According to linux-sound-base's dependancy list, it should be happy with
debconf-2.0 alternates (i.e cdebconf) but this doesn't appear to be the

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (990, 'stable'), (103, 'testing'), (102, 'unstable'), (99, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-2-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages linux-sound-base depends on:
ii  cdebconf [debconf-2.0]       0.114       Debian Configuration Management Sy
ii  module-init-tools            3.3-pre11-4 tools for managing Linux kernel mo

linux-sound-base recommends no packages.

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