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Re: dpkg error

On 2008-03-28 01:43 +0100, Jude DaShiell wrote:

> This is one dpkg failed to recover from; just the relevant lines of
> the script file follow:
> Selecting previously deselected package libdjvulibre21.
> Unpacking libdjvulibre21 (from .../libdjvulibre21_3.5.20-5_i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libdjvulibre21_3.5.20-5_i386.deb (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite `/usr/share/djvu/osi/cs/messages.xml', which is also in package libdjvulibre15

A general advice: learn to use the BTS, it is IMHO Debian's most
important resource, especially if you run unstable.  I was bitten by
that bug too, and it only took a few minutes to find and read
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=471650, where a
workaround is described.


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