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couldn't be accessed by user _apt

On 2016-05-02 13:07, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hello Ashkan,
> Ashkan Taslimi [2016-04-26 11:46 +0200]:
>> How can I fix this the following problem:
>> W: Can't drop privileges for downloading as file
>> '/tmp/adt-run.ZlyfuQ/deps/afl_2.10b-1_amd64.deb' couldn't be accessed by
>> user '_apt'. - pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied)
> Your remote host apparently runs a recent Debian/Ubuntu, but somehow
> deleted the _apt system user that apt created. It's just a warning, it
> should not break anything, does it? If so, it should get recreated
> with "dpkg-reconfigure apt".

Could this be related to #806595? That was filed against aptitude, but
libapt played a role in it.


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