Bug#384857: [pkg-ntp-maintainers] Bug#384857: ntp: transition
packages needed; ntp-simple removes ntp user on purge
jblache at debian.org
Sun Aug 27 13:50:18 UTC 2006
Peter Eisentraut <peter_e at gmx.net> wrote:
>> So, purging ntp-simple once the new ntp package is installed leads to
>> ntp being unable to restart because the username specified doesn't
>> exist, and other funny things.
> I don't think so. Have you actually tried it?
Yep, that's why I'm reporting the bug.
Anyway, you need the transition packages so that purging ntp-simple
won't remove the ntp user from the system. Otherwise your transition
is just broken, plain and simple.
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