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dpkg bug?


The following happenes when trying to install texinfo:

Script started on Sat Jul 10 17:12:48 1999
linux:~#apt-get install texinfo
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 9 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/511kB of archives. After unpacking 983kB will be used.

(Reading database ... 48621 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking texinfo (from .../texinfo_3.12j-1_i386.deb) ...
Replacing files in old package tetex-bin ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/texinfo_3.12j-1_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite `/usr/share/texmf/tex/texinfo/texinfo.tex', which is also in package tetex-base
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process returned an error code (1)

Script done on Sat Jul 10 17:13:15 1999

Rob Murray

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