Andreas Beckmann | 5 May 21:13 2012

Bug#671673: dvipsk-ja: unowned file /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R after purge (policy 6.8, 9.1.2)

Package: dvipsk-ja
Version: 5.98+p1.7b-1
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa <at>
Usertags: piuparts


during a test with piuparts I noticed your package left unowned files on
the system after purge, which is a violation of policy 6.8:

As putting files into /usr/local is also a violation of
I'm setting the severity to serious.

>From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):

0m53.8s ERROR: FAIL: Package purging left files on system:
  /usr/local/share/texmf/        not owned
  /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R    not owned

This problem is usually caused by running mktexlsr (or texhash) without
path arguments from a maintainer script.

The recommende solution is to switch to use dh_installtex and have this
generate most (or perhaps even all) of the maintainer scripts content.

Otherwise run mktexlsr with the tree as argument where the package
installs its files, which is usually
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Debian Bug Tracking System | 9 Aug 18:21 2012

Bug#671673: marked as done (dvipsk-ja: unowned file /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R after purge (policy 6.8, 9.1.2))

Your message dated Thu, 09 Aug 2012 16:17:27 +0000
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and subject line Bug#671673: fixed in dvipsk-ja 5.98+p1.7b-1.1
has caused the Debian Bug report #671673,
regarding dvipsk-ja: unowned file /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R after purge (policy 6.8, 9.1.2)
to be marked as done.

This means that you claim that the problem has been dealt with.
If this is not the case it is now your responsibility to reopen the
Bug report if necessary, and/or fix the problem forthwith.

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From: Andreas Beckmann <debian <at>>
Subject: dvipsk-ja: unowned file /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R after purge (policy 6.8, 9.1.2)
Date: 2012-05-05 19:13:39 GMT
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