Bug#597814: tomcat6: dpkg error reported in postint script

Adrian Zaugg adi at ente.limmat.ch
Thu Sep 23 09:34:33 UTC 2010

Package: tomcat6
Version: 6.0.28-6
Severity: important

I tried to upgrade tomcat6 6.0.28-1 using tomcat6 6.0.28-6 which results in the following error:

Setting up tomcat6 (6.0.28-6) ...
sed: -e expression #1, char 151: unknown option to `s'
dpkg: error processing tomcat6 (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.6
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (990, 'stable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages tomcat6 depends on:
ii  adduser                       3.110      add and remove users and groups
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.24     Debian configuration management sy
ii  tomcat6-common                6.0.28-6   Servlet and JSP engine -- common f
ii  ucf                           3.0016     Update Configuration File: preserv

Versions of packages tomcat6 recommends:
pn  authbind                      <none>     (no description available)

Versions of packages tomcat6 suggests:
ii  tomcat6-admin                 6.0.28-6   Servlet and JSP engine -- admin we
ii  tomcat6-docs                  6.0.28-6   Servlet and JSP engine -- document
pn  tomcat6-examples              <none>     (no description available)
pn  tomcat6-user                  <none>     (no description available)

-- debconf information:
  tomcat6/javaopts: -Djava.awt.headless=true -Xmx128m -Djava.awt.headless=true -Xmx1024M -Djava.net.preferIPv4Stack -Dmailwebform.configdir=/etc/mailwebform
  tomcat6/groupname: tomcat6
  tomcat6/username: tomcat6

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