[Resolvconf-devel] [Piuparts-devel] "dependency initscripts is essential-required"

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Mon May 30 15:53:56 UTC 2011


On Donnerstag, 26. Mai 2011, Thomas Hood wrote:
> http://piuparts.debian.org/sid/state-failed-testing.html#resolvconf

links to http://piuparts.debian.org/sid/source/r/resolvconf.html which links 
to http://piuparts.debian.org/sid/fail/resolvconf_1.54.log which tells you why 
the package fails:

0m32.1s ERROR: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:
  /lib/init/rw/resolvconf        not owned
  /lib/init/rw/resolvconf/interface      not owned

> reports that resolvconf 1.53 fails testing with
>   * dependency lsb-base is essential-required
>   * dependency initscripts is essential-required
>   * dependency debconf is essential-required

thats (^^^) just the status of its depends.
> Not sure about the dependency on lsb-base, but it isn't Essential;
> it's only Required.

thats what "essential-required" means - it's not really useful to make a 
distinction between them here.
> Which of these error messages is spurious and which are not,
> and what can/should I do about them?

you should read the failed log.

> P.S. The piuparts-devel mailing list archive is full of spam.

wanna help?


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