Hi, full context for the benefit of the Debian Java maintainers and team security... On Montag, 24. November 2014, H B wrote: > thx to Tony for the huge effort! > > I installed the update on 2 machines this morning, and i received an error > message: > > Setting up tomcat6 (6.0.41-2+squeeze5) ... > sed: -e expression #1, char 396: unknown option to `s' > dpkg: error processing tomcat6 (--configure): > subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 > configured to not write apport reports > Errors were encountered while > processing: > tomcat6 > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) > A package failed to install. Trying to recover: > Setting up tomcat6 (6.0.41-2+squeeze5) ... > sed: -e expression #1, char 396: unknown option to `s' > dpkg: error processing tomcat6 (--configure): > subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 > Errors were encountered while processing: > tomcat6 > > Does anyone have the same problem? together with Hubert we tracked this down to (most likely) him having JAVA_OPTS include "ErrorFile=/var/lib/tomcat6/hs_err_pid%p.log" and the % sign is causing this error as tomcat6.postinst has this: cat $TEMPLATE \ | sed "s%^TOMCAT6_USER=.*$%TOMCAT6_USER=$TOMCAT6_USER%" \ | sed "s%^TOMCAT6_GROUP=.*$%TOMCAT6_GROUP=$TOMCAT6_GROUP%" \ | sed "s%^JAVA_OPTS=.*$%JAVA_OPTS=\"$JAVA_OPTS\"%" \ >> $tmpfile IOW, it's using % as seperator. I believe this is a rather rare case, else postinst wouldn't look like it looks like (and rather use § or # as seperator) and there is nothing I/we should do for this DLA - and the upcoming DSA. (I didn't hit this bug in my testing...) Do you agree? cheers, Holger
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