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Re: xfree86-common upgrade conflict with t1-cyrillic

On Thu, 09 Sep 2004 the mental interface of
float@lefant.net told:

> Hello list,
> trying to upgrade xfree86-common to 4.3.0.dfsg.1-6 dpkg returns the
> following error message:
> ---snip----
> Unpacking replacement xfree86-common ...
> dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/xfree86-common_4.3.0.dfsg.1-7_all.deb (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/X11', which is also in package t1-cyrillic
>  System startup links for /etc/init.d/xfree86-common already exist.
> Setting up X server socket directory /tmp/.X11-unix...done.
> Setting up ICE socket directory /tmp/.ICE-unix...done.
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  /var/cache/apt/archives/xfree86-common_4.3.0.dfsg.1-7_all.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> ---snap----
> i don't really understand what the message tries to tell me.
> any hints what to do.
echo force-overwrite > /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg



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