That certainly matches the copy of the file shipped in systemd-shim in
xenial. But I'm at a loss to explain why it's present on your system
after dpkg has removed the package.
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upgrades to 18.04 fail
Status in systemd package in Ubuntu:
Status in systemd-shim package in Ubuntu:
Status in systemd source package in Bionic:
Status in systemd-shim source package in Bionic:
$ sudo apt upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 71.7 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 632222 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing systemd-shim (9-1bzr4ubuntu1) ...
Removing 'diversion of
dpkg-divert: error: rename involves overwriting
dpkg: error processing package systemd-shim (--remove):
subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Commenting out the dpkg-divert in systemd-shim's postrm solved this
for me and I was about to continue the upgrade.
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