Bug#45300: Install failure
Got the same error yesterday. Had to remove old dev-dpkg and then put on just dev-dpkg.
Then, separately put on the new dpkg to get them both installed. xEmacs21 still has a
major installation bug, and has had for some time.
John Whitley wrote:
> Package: dpkg-dev
> Version: 22.214.171.124
> dpkg-dev install fails with a file conflict with package "dpkg":
> > Preparing to replace dpkg-dev 126.96.36.199 (using .../dpkg-dev_188.8.131.52_all.deb) ...
> > Unpacking replacement dpkg-dev ...
> > dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/dpkg-dev_184.108.40.206_all.deb (--unpack):
> > trying to overwrite `/usr/bin/dpkg-scansources', which is also in package dpkg
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > /var/cache/apt/archives/dpkg-dev_220.127.116.11_all.deb
> This is from an install on a current potato/powerpc system.
> -- John Whitley
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