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Re: xlibs install problem

On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 11:07:31AM +0000, Phillip Deackes wrote:
> I cannot install the latest xlibs (xlibs_4.0.1-5_i386.deb) on my Woody system because it complains about /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults. I get the following error message using apt-get or dpkg:
> Preparing to replace xlibs 4.0.1-3 (using xlibs_4.0.1-5_i386.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement xlibs ...
> dpkg: error processing xlibs_4.0.1-5_i386.deb (--install):
>  trying to overwrite `/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults', which is also in package groff
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)

I had the same problem with a couple of packages.
(And I found no workaround). There seems to be a 
but in one of the dpkg scripts.


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