Bug#591654: zookeeper: package removal fails

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Wed Aug 4 13:19:33 UTC 2010

Package: zookeeper
Version: 3.3.1+dfsg1-2
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: instest-20100731 instest


While testing the installation of all packages in unstable, I ran
into the following problem:

> Reading package lists...
> Building dependency tree...
> Reading state information...
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
> libkrb5-3 libk5crypto3 libjaxp1.3-java liblcms1 libxerces2-java
> python-minimal libgcj-bc gcj-4.4-base libdbus-1-3 libnetty-java java-common
> icedtea-6-jre-cacao gcj-4.4-jre-lib libnspr4-0d python-central
> default-jre-headless python2.6 openjdk-6-jre-lib libfreetype6 libexpat1
> libgcj10 python2.6-minimal openjdk-6-jre-headless libxerces2-java-gcj
> libavahi-common-data dbus libcups2 libkrb5support0 python tzdata-java
> libkeyutils1 libzookeeper-java file libasound2 adduser mime-support
> libjpeg62 libavahi-client3 libssl0.9.8 ca-certificates-java openssl
> libgcj-common libgssapi-krb5-2 libavahi-common3 liblog4j1.2-java
> libjline-java libnss3-1d ca-certificates libsqlite3-0 liblog4j1.2-java-gcj
> libmagic1 libjaxp1.3-java-gcj
> Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
> zookeeper
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> After this operation, 315kB disk space will be freed.
> (Reading database ... 13115 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing zookeeper ...
> Segmentation fault
> dpkg: error processing zookeeper (--remove):
> subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 139
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> zookeeper
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

The full build log is available from:

It is reproducible by installing your package in a clean chroot, using
the debconf Noninteractive frontend, and priority: critical.

This test was carried out using about 50 AMD64 nodes of the Grid'5000
platform.  Internet was not accessible from the nodes.

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