dist-upgrade problem with conflicting packages coreutils and shellutils
I got a wired problem upgrading woody to sarge. I'm not able to
I had setup preferences and sources list for pinning with unstable.
This might be the reason of my problem.
Now I got only testing and stable/upgrade (security) in my sources
list and I moved preferences to preferences.old.
Nevertheless I got these results:
debian:/home/gerhard# apt-cache policy coreutils
*** 4.5.1-2 0
debian:/home/gerhard# apt-cache policy shellutils
777 http://http.us.debian.org testing/main Packages
777 ftp://ftp.uni-koeln.de testing/main Packages
*** 2.0.11-11 0
debian:/home/gerhard# apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Calculating Upgrade... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
aumix dash devhelp-book-pygtk2 devhelp-book-python
frozen-bubble frozen-bubble-data gcc-3.2-base kernel-patch-scripts
libatk1.0-doc libdb4.0 libdv2 libflac3 libgd2-noxpm
libglib2.0-doc libglut3 libglut3-dev libgsl0 libgtk-common
libgtk2.0-common libgtk2.0-doc libpango1.0-doc libsdl-net1.2
libsdl-ttf1.2 libsnmp-base libsnmp4.2 libstdc++5 libvorbisenc2
libvorbisfile3 libxmp2 python2.1-extclass python2.2 python2.2-doc
symlinks ucf xmp-common
712 packages upgraded, 40 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not
Need to get 0B/393MB of archives. After unpacking 91.2MB will be
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
Preconfiguring packages ...
Checking for htdig package...
(Reading database ... 193386 files and directories currently
Preparing to replace shellutils 2.0.11-11 (using
Unpacking replacement shellutils ...
dpkg: error processing
trying to overwrite `/bin/date', which is also in package coreutils
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
What can I do now to progress with dist-upgrade.
dselect also runs into a loop with this problem.
Any advice is apreciate.
Thanks in advance