Re: Time to test sarge
On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 06:08:11PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org (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.