Control: found -1 2.29.2-2 > line utility from util-linix is missing in recent ia32/amd64 > versions. I believe, this utility cannot be easily replaced and is > not included in other debian package. Pleas consider to return this > utilty to util-linux packge.
It has been dropped in 2.29.2-2 util-linux (2.29.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium "The big post-release cleanup." [ Andreas Henriksson ] * Add DEP12 upstream metadata (Closes: #852731) * Revert "Add configure flag to make libmount skip /etc/mtab" * Drop explicit --disable-silent-rules configure flag * Stop shipping the deprecated 'pg' utility * Revert "Explicitly (re)enable deprecated pg utility" * Stop shipping deprecated 'tunelp' utility * Stop shipping the deprecated 'line' utility <--------------------- * Drop explicitly passing CC for cross-building * Use configure flags to disable utils shipped by bsdmainutils * Revert "Attempt to work around debootstrap problems for hwclock.sh" * Drop no longer needed lintian overrides for dropped workaround * Drop obsolete fdisk reclaim on PPC * Revert "Rename libuuid user to uuidd in libuuidd1 postinst as well" * Revert "libuuid1: add passwd dependency for user migration" * Drop obsolete uuid-runtime user/group migration code * Remove 'pg' from being a pager alternative * Stop shipping deprecated tailf utility * Mention tailf removal in util-linux.NEWS [ Christian Hofstaedtler ] * Fix debhelper -s deprecation warning (Closes: #852228) -- Andreas Henriksson <andr...@fatal.se> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 03:19:46 +0200 https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/blob/master/Documentation/deprecated.txt says What: line(1) command Why: use the read(1) command Not sure yet what read(1) command would be the exact replacement. Bernhard