etcupdate: Failed to build new tree

From: Nuno Teixeira <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2021 10:30:15 +0100

Last update I have some issues with etcupdate:

etcupdate warning: "No previous tree to compare against, a sane comparison
is not possible."

That I corrected with:

etcupdate extract
etcupdate diff > /tmp/etc.diff
patch -R < /tmp/etc.diff
(etcupdate diff doesn't show any diffs.)

Today I've just updated current and etcupdate -p gives:

"Failed to build new tree"

What might be wrong?

Nuno Teixeira
Received on Fri Jul 02 2021 - 09:30:15 UTC

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