Bug#998893: orphan-sysvinit-scripts: fails to configure: "not replacing deleted config file /etc/init.d/rsyslog"

Matthew Vernon matthewv at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Tue Nov 9 17:05:07 GMT 2021

On 09/11/2021 15:45, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Nov 2021 16:17:31 +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
>> On two different setups, I get:
>> Not replacing deleted config file /etc/init.d/rsyslog
>> update-rc.d: error: initscript does not exist: /etc/init.d/rsyslog
>> dpkg: error processing package orphan-sysvinit-scripts (--configure):
>>   installed orphan-sysvinit-scripts package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1
>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>>   orphan-sysvinit-scripts

Hm, I wonder if this is because rsyslog is more vigorous than it should 
be about removing the init script?

[we've not seen this with any other package to date]


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