[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#848275: cifs-utils_2%3a6.6-2_amd64.deb broken postinst

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 21:28:43 UTC 2016

2016-12-15 5:51 GMT+01:00 Gianluca Alloisio <giallodue at gmail.com>:
> Hi there,


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> updating my Debian I've encountered a problem with the package in object (
> cifs-utils_2%3a6.6-2_amd64.deb ). I've solved modifying the postinst command
> as in attachment. I don't think it'd be the correct way to fix the package
> for distribution, but at least I could complete the update. Apt is taking
> the package from testing and/or unstable.
> I have both 64 and 32 bit architectures set up. ( x86_64-linux-gnu and
> x86-linux-gnu in /usr/lib )

Me too, but normally you can't install both cifs-utils:amd64 and

What does the following command outputs?
dpkg -S /usr/lib/*/cifs-utils/idmapwb.so

This postinst/prerm is hackich and I need to fix it anyway, but I need
to understand your case first.



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