Bug#915051: initscripts: conffiles not removed

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Thu Nov 29 20:18:12 GMT 2018

Package: initscripts
Version: 2.92~beta-2
Severity: normal
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: obsolete-conffile adequate

The recent upgrade did not deal with obsolete conffiles properly.
Please use the dpkg-maintscript-helper support provided by
dh_installdeb to remove these obsolete conffiles on upgrade.


This bug report brought to you by adequate:


$ pkg=initscripts ; adequate $pkg ; dpkg-query -W -f='${Conffiles}\n' $pkg | grep obsolete
initscripts: obsolete-conffile /etc/init.d/motd
 /etc/init.d/motd dbc3f882af04254005bb96e4f780e5a0 obsolete

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers testing-debug
  APT policy: (900, 'testing-debug'), (900, 'testing'), (800, 'unstable-debug'), (800, 'unstable'), (790, 'buildd-unstable'), (700, 'experimental-debug'), (700, 'experimental'), (690, 'buildd-experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.18.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_AU.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages initscripts depends on:
ii  coreutils       8.30-1
ii  debianutils     4.8.6
ii  lsb-base        9.20170808
ii  mount           2.32.1-0.1
ii  sysv-rc         2.92~beta-2
ii  sysvinit-utils  2.92~beta-2

Versions of packages initscripts recommends:
ii  e2fsprogs  1.44.4-2
ii  psmisc     23.2-1

initscripts suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information



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