Bug#994388: dpkg currently warning about merged-usr systems
On Thu, Mar 24, 2022 at 11:56:02PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2022 at 03:14:37PM -0700, 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>.
> Update: in dpkg 1.21.3, the warning now reads:
> dpkg: warning: This system uses merged-usr-via-aliased-dirs, going behind dpkg's
> dpkg: warning: back, breaking its core assumptions. This can cause silent file
> dpkg: warning: overwrites and disappearances, and its general tools misbehavior.
> dpkg: warning: See <https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Dpkg/FAQ#broken-usrmerge>.
> While more explicit, I think the issue remains, both with this message
> and with the page it links to.
Update: we're now even further into full-blown "fights in the archive"
Changed-By: Bastian Blank <email@example.com>
dpkg (1.21.5+nmu1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Revert rebellion against CTTE decision #994388:
- Remove warning about unsupported system.
- Don't install dpkg-fsys-usrunmess.
Changed-By: Guillem Jover <firstname.lastname@example.org>
dpkg (1.21.6) unstable; urgency=medium
- This also clears a bullying NMU. -
[ Guillem Jover ]
- man: Document untracked kernel module files handling in