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Re: Time to test sarge

On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 06:08:11PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> harlan@artselect.com (Pete Harlan) writes:
> > I pointed a gcc-3.4 machine that hasn't been updated in a few months
> > to your archive, and started by trying to install libc6, which
> > resulted in this:
> >
> > 	Unpacking replacement libc6 ...
> > 	dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.3.2.ds1-20_amd64.deb (--unpack):
> > 	 trying to overwrite `/usr/lib64', which is also in package base-files
> > 	Errors were encountered while processing:
> > 	 /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.3.2.ds1-20_amd64.deb
> > 	E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> You just missed the "everyone needs to update now sice we will break
> the upgrade path soon" mails a while back.
> The /lib64 and /usr/lib64 links have been moved from base-files to
> libc6 and the required hints for a smooth upgrade were only added
> temporarily. You have to use --force-overwrite now.

Thank you, that worked well.


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