[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#616075: samba-common: install/upgrade should not depend on the presence of /etc/samba/smb.conf

Teodor mteodor at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 10:42:17 UTC 2011

Package: samba-common
Version: 2:3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze2
Severity: normal


The latest security upgrades for 'samba' cannot be installed due to missing
'smb.conf' file. I think post-install should check this.


Setting up samba-common (2:3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze2) ...
Not replacing deleted config file /etc/samba/smb.conf
chmod: cannot access `/etc/samba/smb.conf': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing samba-common (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
configured to not write apport reports
                                      dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of smbclient:
 smbclient depends on samba-common (= 2:3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze2); however:
  Package samba-common is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing smbclient (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
configured to not write apport reports
                                      Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0
  APT prefers squeeze-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'squeeze-updates'), (500, 'stable'), (300, 'testing'), (200, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=ro_RO.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ro_RO.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages samba-common depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]    Debian configuration management sy
ii  ucf                          3.0025+nmu1 Update Configuration File: preserv

Versions of packages samba-common recommends:
pn  samba-common-bin              <none>     (no description available)

samba-common suggests no packages.

-- debconf information:
  samba-common/encrypt_passwords: true
  samba-common/dhcp: false
* samba-common/workgroup: HOMELINUX
  samba-common/do_debconf: true

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