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Re: Bug#276306: dpkg -P backuppc fails (debconf problem ?)

Frank Küster wrote:
> Ludovic Drolez <ldrolez@debian.org> schrieb:
>>The postinst script seems to be stuck in db_purge, a line which was
>>added automatically:
> The postinst script is not executed upon purging a package. Probably you
> mean the postrm script?


>># Automatically added by dh_installdebconf
>>if [ "$1" = purge ] && [ -e /usr/share/debconf/confmodule ]; then
>>         . /usr/share/debconf/confmodule
>>         db_purge
>># End automatically added section
>>So it may be a bug in dpkg ?
> Please try to debug by putting a "set -x" into
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/backuppc.postrm (or prerm, whatever it is). If it
> really hangs at db_purge, it may be a bug in debconf. You should know
> that. 

Yes, I've alread tried the 'set -x'. That's how I found it was stuck in db_purge...

I've tried debconf, and 1.4.39. They're all stuck in db_purge,
waiting for something from stdin !

Ludovic Drolez.

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