Package: screen
Version: 4.6.2-1
Severity: important


Today I saw that there was a screen-cleanup.conf file in
/etc/tmpfiles.d/ that I didn't remember creating.

Looking in the postinst script I realized it was created by the package

If I'm not wrong, the package is not preserving the changes to that file
on upgrade. I don't think this is a policy violation but this seems not
good either.

Also, some comments on the top of the file should mention that the file
has been created by the package (and maybe that the file is not

Kind regards,

Laurent Bigonville

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers unstable-debug
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable-debug'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 
'experimental-debug'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.14.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_BE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_BE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), 
LANGUAGE=fr_BE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /usr/bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: SELinux: enabled - Mode: Permissive - Policy name: refpolicy

Versions of packages screen depends on:
ii  libc6         2.26-6
ii  libpam0g      1.1.8-3.7
ii  libtinfo5     6.1-1
ii  libutempter0  1.1.6-3

screen recommends no packages.

Versions of packages screen suggests:
pn  byobu | screenie | iselect  <none>
ii  ncurses-term                6.1-1

-- no debconf information

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