Bug#40977: dpkg fails to overwite and returns error
On Thu, Jul 08, 1999 at 02:30:33PM +0200, VALETTE Eric wrote:
> Try yourself to install an unstable system every week and fill the bug
> reports. I won't...
I follow unstable on a daily basis. When I hit one of these bugs I either
submit a bug against the offending package or do a manual
dpkg --force-overwrite -i blah.deb
on the package.
But I certainly don't file a bug against dpkg. This is not a dpkg bug.
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