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Bug#642454: dpkg-deb: file [file] contains ununderstood data member data.tar.xz, giving up

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 08:16:40PM +0200, MMW wrote:
> Package: libc6-dbg
> Version: 2.13-21_amd64
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> Dear Maintainer,
> on trying to install valgrind on sid, the installation of the required package
> libc6-dbg fails with the following error message both when using apt-get
> to retrieve the package and when manually downloading from a mirror
> Unpacking libc6-dbg (from libc6-dbg_2.13-21_amd64.deb) ...
> dpkg-deb: file `libc6-dbg_2.13-21_amd64.deb' contains ununderstood data
> member data.tar.xz     , giving up
> dpkg: error processing libc6-dbg_2.13-21_amd64.deb (--install):
>  subprocess dpkg-deb --fsys-tarfile returned error exit status 2
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  libc6-dbg_2.13-21_amd64.deb

dpkg is supposed to understand this format since version 1.15.6, while
the version in *squeeze* is What is the version of dpkg
installed on your system?

Aurelien Jarno	                        GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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