[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#668756: Bug#668756: nagios3-common: unowned directory after purge: /var/lib/nagios

Alexander Wirt formorer at formorer.de
Sat Apr 14 08:53:20 UTC 2012

tag 668756 wontfix

Andreas Beckmann schrieb am Saturday, den 14. April 2012:

> Package: nagios3-common
> Version: 3.2.3-3
> Severity: important
> User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: piuparts
> Hi,
> during a test with piuparts I noticed your package left unowned
> directories on the system after purge, which is a violation of
> policy 6.8:
> http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-maintainerscripts.html#s-removedetails
> Filing this as important as having a piuparts clean archive is a release
> goal since lenny.
> If the package would ship this as an empty directory, dpkg would take
> care of the creation and removal.
> >From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):
> 0m27.7s ERROR: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:
>   /var/lib/nagios	 not owned
This is the homedirectory of the nagios user and get therefore not deleted.
This counts for alle nagios related packages.


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