Re: dpkg bug #156463: second opinions?
Adam C Powell IV <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Just writing to request a "second opinion" on this bug.
> Current dpkg behavior does not allow a package to replace a directory
> with a symlink during upgrade. This broke a libc6-dev upgrade when I
> made an unstable chroot from a potato tarball on an ARM system a
> couple of months ago. See bug 151669 and the debian-arm thread I
> started a while ago (URL below) for details.
I already raised the issue one year ago, and I realized dpkg
should behave that way. In order to save you time: