Issue with 3.0.13 upgrade on Debian

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Mar 10 15:49:06 CET 2017

On Mar 10, 2017, at 7:43 AM, Martin Pauly <pauly at> wrote:
> On 08.03.2017 12:08, Antoine JOUBERT wrote:
>> 've encountered an issue while trying to upgrade one of my freeradius servers from 3.0.12 to 3.0.13.
>> I've done the following to reproduce the issue. I've installed freeradius 3.0.12 on a new server from compiled debian packages :
> We encountered the same issue and tried around a bit.
> The problem seems to be with the postinst script of freeradius-config, or rather /etc/freeradius/certs/Makefile
> If there is already some config (as naturally is the case with an upgrade), teh postinst fails right in the middle (see below).
> Since it is bound to exit on any error, the part creating the symlinks in sites-enabled and mods-enabled is never called.

  There were patches pulled over from v4.0.x which moved the "create links" code from the "freeradius" package, to the "freeradius-config" package.

  While this may make sense, it's a breaking change for v3.  I'll look into it and probably revert those changes.

  Alan DeKok.

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