Bug#842404: tomcat7-user fails to install on stretch

Brent S. Elmer webe3vt at aim.com
Fri Oct 28 19:55:47 UTC 2016

Package: tomcat7-user
Version: 7.0.72-1
Severity: normal

 systemctl status tomcat7.service
● tomcat7.service - LSB: Start Tomcat.
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/tomcat7; generated; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Fri 2016-10-28 14:52:15 CDT; 11s
     Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)
  Process: 6964 ExecStart=/etc/init.d/tomcat7 start (code=exited,

Oct 28 14:52:15 brente systemd[1]: Starting LSB: Start Tomcat....
Oct 28 14:52:15 brente tomcat7[6964]: invalid CATALINA_BASE: /var/lib/tomcat7
... failed!
Oct 28 14:52:15 brente systemd[1]: tomcat7.service: Control process exited,
code=exited status=1
Oct 28 14:52:15 brente systemd[1]: Failed to start LSB: Start Tomcat..
Oct 28 14:52:15 brente systemd[1]: tomcat7.service: Unit entered failed state.
Oct 28 14:52:15 brente systemd[1]: tomcat7.service: Failed with result 'exit-

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/8 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages tomcat7-user depends on:
ii  netcat-openbsd [netcat]      1.105-7
ii  netcat-traditional [netcat]  1.10-41
ii  tomcat7-common               7.0.72-1

tomcat7-user recommends no packages.

Versions of packages tomcat7-user suggests:
ic  tomcat7           7.0.72-1
pn  tomcat7-admin     <none>
pn  tomcat7-docs      <none>
pn  tomcat7-examples  <none>

-- no debconf information

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