Re: Bug#59907: emacs19: Unable to update to latest release
Michael Stevens wrote:
> Package: emacs19
> Version: 19.34-21
> Unable to update to latest stable release -- typescript
> of failure attached.
> Script started on Wed Mar 8 11:43:42 2000
> [m[m[m[Jroot@wildcat:[1m~[m# [Kaapt-get upgrade
> Reading Package Lists... 0%Reading Package Lists... 100%Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... 0%Building Dependency Tree... 0%Building Dependency Tree... 50%Building Dependency Tree... 50%Building Dependency Tree... Done
> The following packages have been kept back
> emacs20 emacs20-el
> 1 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded.
> 12 packages not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0B/5307kB of archives. After unpacking 2048B will be used.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
> (Reading database ... 54937 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace emacs19 19.34-21 (using .../emacs19_19.34-21.1_i386.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement emacs19 ...
> dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/emacs19_19.34-21.1_i386.deb (--unpack):
> trying to overwrite `/usr/man/man1/ctags.1.gz', which is also in package exuberant-ctags
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
I remember seing this at the slink release. What is the proposed
Let's call it an accidental feature. --Larry Wall