[Pkg-citadel-devel] Bug#574238: citadel-client: installation fails

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Tue Mar 16 22:59:13 UTC 2010

Package: citadel-client
Version: 7.72-1
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: instest-20100316 instest


While testing the installation of all packages in unstable, I ran
into the following problem:

> Reading package lists...
> Building dependency tree...
> Reading state information...
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
> citadel-client
> 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 135kB of archives.
> After this operation, 717kB of additional disk space will be used.
> WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
> citadel-client
> Authentication warning overridden.
> Get:1 http://localhost sid/main citadel-client 7.72-1 [135kB]
> Fetched 135kB in 0s (2160kB/s)
> Selecting previously deselected package citadel-client.
> (Reading database ... 10269 files and directories currently installed.)
> Unpacking citadel-client (from .../citadel-client_7.72-1_amd64.deb) ...
> Setting up citadel-client (7.72-1) ...
> chown: invalid user: `citadel:citadel'
> dpkg: error processing citadel-client (--configure):
> subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> citadel-client
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

The full build log is available from:

It is reproducible by installing your package in a clean chroot, using
the debconf Noninteractive frontend, and priority: critical.

This test was carried out using about 50 AMD64 nodes of the Grid'5000
platform.  Internet was not accessible from the nodes.

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