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Bug#994388: dpkg currently warning about merged-usr systems


On Wed 16 Mar 2022 at 12:39am -07, Josh Triplett wrote:

> On March 15, 2022 11:38:44 PM PDT, Sean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name> wrote:
>>Hello Josh,
>>On Tue 15 Mar 2022 at 03:14pm -07, Josh Triplett wrote:
>>> It would appear that the situation has deteriorated further. dpkg 1.21.2
>>> now issues a warning on all merged-usr systems:
>>> Setting up dpkg (1.21.2) ...
>>> dpkg: warning: System unsupported due to merged-usr-via-aliased-dirs.
>>> dpkg: warning: See <https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Dpkg/FAQ#broken-usrmerge>.
>>Does this happen just when configuring dpkg.deb here, or does the
>>warning get issued at other times, have you seen?
> Just dpkg. It's mentioned in the changelog.

Thanks for the pointer.  It's only in the postinst, it seems.  So this
is only going to get emitted once per system and only on upgraded

Sean Whitton

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