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Re: dpkg bug #156463: second opinions?

Adam C Powell IV <hazelsct@mit.edu> writes:

>   Greetings,
> 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:



Jérôme Marant


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