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Re: cupsys uprade broken ?

On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 12:01:55PM +0200, christophe barb? wrote:
> I've done a 'apt-get upgrade' and got the following problem :  
> ...
> Selecting previously deselected package cupsys-pstoraster.
> Unpacking cupsys-pstoraster (from .../cupsys-pstoraster_1.1.9-1.1_i386.deb)
> ...
> dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/cupsys-pstoraster_1.1.9-1.1_i386.deb
> (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/cups/filter/pstoraster', which is also in
> package cupsys
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Preparing to replace cupsys 1.1.6-0.1 (using .../cupsys_1.1.9-1.1_i386.deb)
> ...
> Stopping CUPSys: cupsd.
> Unpacking replacement cupsys ...
> ...
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  /var/cache/apt/archives/cupsys-pstoraster_1.1.9-1.1_i386.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> For what I understand, the problem is that cupsys-pstoraster is a new
> package make of the files previously shipped with the cupsys package. So
> the cupsys package should be upgraded first. And in fact, after this
> upgrade a simple
> 	apt-get install cupsys-pstoraster
> solved the problem.
> It's looks like a packaging bug but before filling a BTS entry I would like
> to be sure that its possible to specify that one upgrade should be done
> before an another.

Yup.  It looks like I missed doing a Replaces: line in the
cupsys-pstoraster package.

If you want, you can file a bug; I intend to do a new upload soon, and
will fix the bug at any rate.

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