Bug#152115: dpkg: dpkg collides with dpkg-iasearch
severity 152115 serious
reassign 152115 dpkg-iasearch
merge 152115 151503
On Sat, 6 Jul 2002, Mark W. Eichin wrote:
> Preparing to replace dpkg 1.9.21 (using .../main/d/dpkg/dpkg_1.10_i386.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement dpkg ...
> dpkg: error processing /mirror/debian/pool/main/d/dpkg/dpkg_1.10_i386.deb (--unpack):
> trying to overwrite `/usr/bin/dpkg-query', which is also in package dpkg-iasearch
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> (dpkg-iasearch 0.9)
> I don't know if that should be Replace or Conflict, you get to figure
> that out :-)
dpkg-iasearch should not have done this without conferring with the dpkg
developers. dpkg 1.10.1 conflicts completely with dpkg-iasearch. When
dpkg-iasearch wakes up, we'll fix that pure conflict.
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