[Resolvconf-devel] Bug#687507: Bug#687507: resolvconf: didn't remove obsolete conffiles

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Tue Dec 25 17:55:09 UTC 2012

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 21:27:59 +0200, Thomas Hood wrote:

> First of all, thanks for the report.
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Jakub Wilk <jwilk at debian.org> wrote:
> > /etc/resolvconf/update.d/bind was included in the squeeze version of
> > resolvconf, but it's not anymore in the current version. However, it hasn't
> > been removed from the filesystem or the dpkg database on upgrade.
> The file is removed on purge.  It isn't removed on upgrade because
> it might still be in use.  Please see my earlier comment on #483098
> for background.
>     http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=483098#29
> The point in time when #483098 is addressed would be the ideal
> moment to add code to the resolvconf postinst such that
> /etc/resolvconf/update.d/bind gets deleted on upgrade.

IMO that file should be brought back in resolvconf until 483098 is
fixed.  The current situation is that you're breaking people's dns on
upgrade when removing the conffile, which is not acceptable IMO.

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