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Bug#40977: dpkg fails to overwite and returns error

On Thu, Jul 08, 1999 at 12:40:28PM +0200, VALETTE Eric wrote:
>   1) This is not written anywhere,

It's in the changelog.  Besides, this is unstable, you are expected to know
your way around things.  This was discussed somewhere, but I can't remember

>   2) This is new,

It has been done with previous unstables.

> Once you've got such a package, dselect fails automatically...

True.  But the bug is in the offending package, not in dpkg.  Do you
file a bug in LaTeX if it chokes on invalid input?  I wouldn't.

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