Debian Bug report logs - #466514
dpkg-cross: Post remove script fails on purge

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Package: dpkg-cross; Maintainer for dpkg-cross is Debian Embedded Group <>; Source for dpkg-cross is src:dpkg-cross.

Reported by: Bradley Smith <>

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 09:06:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version dpkg-cross/2.1.0

Fixed in version dpkg-cross/2.2.0

Done: Neil Williams <>

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Report forwarded to, Debian Embedded Group <>:
Bug#466514; Package dpkg-cross. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Bradley Smith <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: dpkg-cross: Post remove script fails on purge
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 09:04:01 +0000
Package: dpkg-cross
Version: 2.1.0
Severity: normal

When purging, the postrm script fails with following error:

Removing dpkg-cross ...
Purging configuration files for dpkg-cross ...
/var/lib/dpkg/info/dpkg-cross.postrm: line 26: [: missing `]'
/var/lib/dpkg/info/dpkg-cross.postrm: line 26: [: missing `]'

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages dpkg-cross depends on:
ii  binutils-multiarch  2.18.1~cvs20080103-1 Binary utilities that support mult
ii  debconf [debconf-2. 1.5.19               Debian configuration management sy
ii  dpkg-dev              package building tools for Debian
ii  libdebian-dpkgcross 2.1.0                functions to aid cross-compiling D
ii  perl                5.8.8-12             Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 

Versions of packages dpkg-cross recommends:
ii  fakeroot                      1.9.3      Gives a fake root environment

-- debconf information:
* dpkg-cross/default-arch: arm

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Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Neil Williams <>
Subject: Bug#466514: fixed in dpkg-cross 2.2.0
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 12:02:03 +0000
Source: dpkg-cross
Source-Version: 2.2.0

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
dpkg-cross, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/d/dpkg-cross/dpkg-cross_2.2.0.dsc
  to pool/main/d/dpkg-cross/dpkg-cross_2.2.0.tar.gz
  to pool/main/d/dpkg-cross/dpkg-cross_2.2.0_all.deb
  to pool/main/d/dpkg-cross/libdebian-dpkgcross-perl_2.2.0_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Neil Williams <> (supplier of updated dpkg-cross package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 12:53:11 +0000
Source: dpkg-cross
Binary: dpkg-cross libdebian-dpkgcross-perl
Architecture: source all
Version: 2.2.0
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Embedded Group <>
Changed-By: Neil Williams <>
 dpkg-cross - tools for cross compiling Debian packages
 libdebian-dpkgcross-perl - functions to aid cross-compiling Debian packages
Closes: 440332 466514
 dpkg-cross (2.2.0) unstable; urgency=low
   * Post remove script fails on purge (Closes: #466514)
   * fix_la_file in dpkg-cross does not properly match all dependencies
     (Closes: #440332)
 dpkg-cross (2.1.1) unstable; urgency=low
   * Fix typo in keep temp logic
 44269b622e6bd6a8ed50ea13610328cc 966 utils extra dpkg-cross_2.2.0.dsc
 efaae6aa4711a8cafedd44838e553dcd 83966 utils extra dpkg-cross_2.2.0.tar.gz
 4ddf0dc74403e04cf8aac009bc3b3f47 48652 utils extra dpkg-cross_2.2.0_all.deb
 e862d5f7807cd23b072156ed0afd844d 29782 perl extra libdebian-dpkgcross-perl_2.2.0_all.deb

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