Debian Bug report logs - #488659
backuppc: no need to try and mv and rm var/lib/backuppc/conf/

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Package: backuppc; Maintainer for backuppc is Ludovic Drolez <>; Source for backuppc is src:backuppc.

Reported by: James Westby <>

Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 13:15:02 UTC

Severity: minor

Tags: patch

Found in version backuppc/3.1.0-3

Fixed in version backuppc/3.1.0-5

Done: Ludovic Drolez <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Ludovic Drolez <>:
Bug#488659; Package backuppc. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to James Westby <>:
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From: James Westby <>
Subject: backuppc: no need to try and mv and rm var/lib/backuppc/conf/
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 14:14:44 +0100
Package: backuppc
Version: 3.1.0-3
Severity: minor
Tags: patch
Usertags: origin-ubuntu intrepid ubuntu-patch


In debian/rules there is currently code to try and move
files from var/lib/backuppc/conf/ and then delete it.

This is unnecessary now, as upstream installs the files to
the correct directory.

Below is a patch to remove the unnecessary lines. Please
consider applying it.



diff -u backuppc-3.1.0/debian/rules backuppc-3.1.0/debian/rules
--- backuppc-3.1.0/debian/rules
+++ backuppc-3.1.0/debian/rules
@@ -63,12 +63,10 @@
        pod2man --section=8 --center="BackupPC manual" doc/BackupPC.pod
        perl -e "s/.IX Title.*/.SH NAME\nbackuppc \\- BackupPC manual/g"
-p -i.tmp backuppc.8
-       -mv -f debian/backuppc/var/lib/backuppc/conf/*
        mv -f debian/backuppc/usr/share/backuppc/cgi-bin/*
        install --mode=644 conf/hosts debian/backuppc/etc/backuppc
        install --mode=644 debian/
        install --mode=644 debian/apache.conf
-       -rmdir debian/backuppc/var/lib/backuppc/conf/
        (cd debian/backuppc/usr/share/backuppc/cgi-bin; ln -s ../image)
        patch --no-backup-if-mismatch -p0 < debian/

Reply sent to Ludovic Drolez <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 21:09:16 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to James Westby <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 21:09:16 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Ludovic Drolez <>
Subject: Bug#488659: fixed in backuppc 3.1.0-5
Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2009 21:02:06 +0000
Source: backuppc
Source-Version: 3.1.0-5

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

  to pool/main/b/backuppc/backuppc_3.1.0-5.diff.gz
  to pool/main/b/backuppc/backuppc_3.1.0-5.dsc
  to pool/main/b/backuppc/backuppc_3.1.0-5_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
Ludovic Drolez <> (supplier of updated backuppc package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2009 21:29:55 +0100
Source: backuppc
Binary: backuppc
Architecture: source all
Version: 3.1.0-5
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Ludovic Drolez <>
Changed-By: Ludovic Drolez <>
 backuppc   - high-performance, enterprise-grade system for backing up PCs
Closes: 375998 458961 488656 488659 503741 513665 516147 516159
 backuppc (3.1.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
   * MTA dependency added. Closes: #458961
   * iputils-ping dependency added. Closes: #516147
   * remove the /etc/$webserver/conf.d/backuppc link if present. Closes: #516159
   * Small debian/rules fix. Closes: #488659
   * Apache1 dep removed. Closes: #488656
   * /etc/backuppc/ can be used for customizations to
     Closes: #375998
   * Updated debconf translations. Closes: #513665, #503741
   * Enable basic auth apache2 modules
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 fb85a2e22542fb681382e27c49a02bd5 1009 utils optional backuppc_3.1.0-5.dsc
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 63f6608f49e4f33e9ec154606d6ff67e 541950 utils optional backuppc_3.1.0-5_all.deb

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