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Bug#171101: conflicts with installed virtual package not detected

Package: apt
Version: 0.5.4
Severity: normal

This is what I get.  Maybe it's important that "links" is not just a virtual
package, but also a real one.  Or maybe not.

wanderer ~ % sudo apt-get --purge install links-ssl elinks       
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Sorry, elinks is already the newest version.
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 367  not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/348kB of archives. After unpacking 999kB will be used.
Reading changelogs... Done
Preconfiguring packages ...
dpkg: regarding .../links-ssl_0.98-1_i386.deb containing links-ssl:
 links-ssl conflicts with links
  elinks provides links and is installed.
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/links-ssl_0.98-1_i386.deb (--unpack):
 conflicting packages - not installing links-ssl

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux wanderer 2.4.19-wanderer #5 Mon Aug 12 15:57:12 CEST 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8

Versions of packages apt depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.1-3     GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2       1:2.95.4-11 The GNU stdc++ library

-- no debconf information

               Jürgen A. Erhard  (juergen.erhard@gmx.net)
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