Bug#878768: systemd: *.dpkg-remove.service entries in systemctl

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Tue Oct 17 15:34:43 BST 2017

Control: found -1 215-17+deb8u7
Control: fixed -1 219-1

Am 17.10.2017 um 16:16 schrieb Martin von Wittich:
> Am 16.10.2017 um 17:52 schrieb Michael Biebl:
>> systemd should already ignore files ending in dpkg-remove, see
>> https://github.com/systemd/systemd/blob/master/src/basic/path-util.c#L808
>> Not surprisingly, I was not able to reproduce your problem.
>> Can you provide steps how I can reproduce the problem (ideally starting
>> with pristine stretch installation)
> Hmm, the affected server was only upgraded to stretch on 2017-10-14.
> Maybe it was the old systemd (215-17+deb8u7 according to the dpkg.log)
> that added these services during the upgrade to stretch, and the systemd
> in stretch would no longer do that?

I'm pretty sure it no longer does that. I assume you did not reboot the
server after the dist-upgrade or those log messages were generated when
you were still running the v215 binary.

> Apparently ignoring *.dpkg-remove files was added with
> c7088e4999f2e5dd33259948c806f4e2706e77ce on 2015-01-21:
> https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/c7088e4999f2e5dd33259948c806f4e2706e77ce

That explanation seems plausible.
I'm going to mark the issue as found in 215 and fixed in 219.

Thanks for reporting back.


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