Backporting shibboleth-sp2 2.6.0+dfsg1-4 to jessie: dh-systemd, piuparts and lintian errors

Etienne Dysli-Metref etienne.dysli-metref at
Wed Jan 18 13:36:37 UTC 2017

On 17/01/17 18:30, Niels Thykier wrote:
>>> E: libshibsp7: postinst-must-call-ldconfig usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
> This lintian error:
>  * is aimed at stretch or later, and
>  * should be ignored for stable and stable-backports

After having overridden this lintian error, it turns out it was a bit of
a red herring: piuparts still reports files left after purging.

> 0m39.2s ERROR: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:
>   /etc/systemd/system/ -> /lib/systemd/system/shibd.service	 not owned
>   /etc/systemd/system/shibd.service -> /dev/null	 not owned
>   /var/lib/systemd/deb-systemd-helper-enabled/	 not owned
>   /var/lib/systemd/deb-systemd-helper-enabled/	 not owned
>   /var/lib/systemd/deb-systemd-helper-enabled/	 not owned
>   /var/lib/systemd/deb-systemd-helper-enabled/shibd.service.dsh-also	 not owned
>   /var/lib/systemd/deb-systemd-helper-masked/	 not owned
>   /var/lib/systemd/deb-systemd-helper-masked/shibd.service	 not owned

So is the postrm script from shibboleth-sp2-utils not executed?

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