Debian Bug report logs - #349692
vim: postinst throws error: rmdir: /usr/share/doc/vim: Directory not empty

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Package: vim; Maintainer for vim is Debian Vim Maintainers <pkg-vim-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>; Source for vim is src:vim.

Reported by: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>

Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 18:03:02 UTC

Severity: serious

Merged with 381526, 392336

Found in versions vim/1:6.4-006+2, vim/1:7.0-035+1, vim/1:7.0-094+1

Fixed in version vim/1:7.0-122+1

Done: James Vega <jamessan@debian.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Debian VIM Maintainers <pkg-vim-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>:
Bug#349692; Package vim. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Debian VIM Maintainers <pkg-vim-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at submit@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: vim: postinst throws error: rmdir: /usr/share/doc/vim: Directory not empty
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 12:52:10 -0500
Package: vim
Version: 1:6.4-006+2
Severity: normal

Setting up vim (6.4-006+2) ...
rmdir: /usr/share/doc/vim: Directory not empty

Here's what I've got in /usr/share/doc/vim:

$ ls -al /usr/share/doc/vim
total 120
drwxr-xr-x    2 root root  4096 Dec 12 23:20 .
drwxr-xr-x 1660 root root 40960 Jan 24 12:28 ..
-rw-r--r--    1 root root   778 Dec 11 19:38 NEWS.Debian.gz
-rw-r--r--    1 root root  1248 Dec 11 19:38 README
-rw-r--r--    1 root root  1414 Dec 11 19:38 README.Debian
-rw-r--r--    1 root root 49825 Dec 11 19:38 changelog.Debian.gz
-rw-r--r--    1 root root  5462 Dec 11 19:38 copyright

$ dpkg -S usr/share/doc/vim/
dpkg: *usr/share/doc/vim/* not found.

Apparently these files got orphaned by a previous version of Vim, but were
never cleaned up.

I've been running unstable steadily for a long time, so it was probably one
of the revisions of Vim formerly in unstable.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.14-2-powerpc-smp
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages vim depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.5-12    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgpmg1                     1.19.6-21   General Purpose Mouse - shared lib
ii  libncurses5                  5.5-1       Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  vim-common                   1:6.4-006+2 Vi IMproved - Common files
ii  vim-runtime                  1:6.4-006+2 Vi IMproved - Runtime files

vim recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information



Severity set to `serious' from `normal' Request was from James Vega <jamessan@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Merged 349692 381526. Request was from James Vega <jamessan@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Merged 349692 381526 392336. Request was from James Vega <jamessan@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <owner@bugs.debian.org> to internal_control@bugs.debian.org. (Sun, 24 Jun 2007 23:56:23 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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