[Pkg-puppet-devel] Bug#527381: purge fails

Stig Sandbeck Mathisen ssm at debian.org
Fri May 8 08:37:40 UTC 2009

tags 527381 + patch

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 02:21:01PM +0200, Holger Levsen wrote:
>   Removing puppet ...
>   Purging configuration files for puppet ...
>   /var/lib/dpkg/info/puppet.postrm: line 6: deluser: command not found

The "deluser" command is in the non-essential "adduser" package.  The "puppet"
package assumes this is present on install and purge, which may not be the

I've attached a patch to fix this by:

 * Moving adduser from Depends: to Pre-Depends

 * Checking if "userdel" and "groupdel" is available during purge, and only
   removing users if they are.

Stig Sandbeck Mathisen
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