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Bug#290518: libc6-sparc64: trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/64', which is also in package fakeroot

Norbert Veber wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 10:44:13AM -0500, Norbert Veber wrote:
> > Package: libc6-sparc64
> > Version: 2.2.5-11.8
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > 
> > Preparing to replace libc6-sparc64 2.2.5-11.5 (using .../libc6-sparc64_2.2.5-11.8_sparc.deb) ...
> > Unpacking replacement libc6-sparc64 ...
> > dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6-sparc64_2.2.5-11.8_sparc.deb (--unpack):
> >  trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/64', which is also in package fakeroot
> When will this be fixed?  This security update has completely broken the
> package and rendered it uninstalable.  This is not just any package, its
> part of the base system.  I guess my bug report should have had its 
> severity set to serious to better reflect the severity of the problem,
> though I thought it was obvious.

It probably won't be fixed since this problem wasn't introduced by
the security update (as you can find out by diffing older versions).



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