Alternatives problem on caballero [was: Re: Give-back and dep-wait setting for some octave-* pkgs]
* Kurt Roeckx <email@example.com> [2009-06-05 13:54]:
> On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 02:46:22PM +0200, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> > Some package FTBFS on ia64 with the following error:
> > Unpacking octave3.0 (from .../octave3.0_1%3a3.0.5-6_ia64.deb) ...
> > dpkg: error processing /x/org/chroots/buildd/sid/var/cache/apt/archives/octave3.0_1%3a3.0.5-6_ia64.deb (--unpack):
> > unable to make backup link of `./usr/bin/octave-3.0.5' before installing new version: Operation not permitted
> > This only seems to occur with caballero. The autobuilds on mundy seem to
> > have succeeded, but I did not verify it carefully. The affected packages
> > are: octave-octcdf, octave-octgpr, octave-odepkg, octave-optim, octave-parallel,
> > octave-plot, octave-signal, and octave-specfun
> > Any idea on how to fix this problem?
> Can someone take a look at why caballero has this problem?
It happened again yesterday when building octave3.2 . Is somebody
taking care of this?