[Calendarserver-maintainers] Bug#591591: python-twisted-calendarserver: installation fails

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Wed Aug 4 04:14:10 UTC 2010

Package: python-twisted-calendarserver
Version: 0.2.0.svn19773-5+b2
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: instest-20100731 instest


While testing the installation of all packages in unstable, I ran
into the following problem:

> Reading package lists...
> Building dependency tree...
> Reading state information...
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
> python-twisted-calendarserver
> 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 1751kB of archives.
> After this operation, 10.1MB of additional disk space will be used.
> WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
> python-twisted-calendarserver
> Authentication warning overridden.
> Get:1 http://localhost sid/main python-twisted-calendarserver 0.2.0.svn19773-5+b2 [1751kB]
> Fetched 1751kB in 0s (7302kB/s)
> Selecting previously deselected package python-twisted-calendarserver.
> (Reading database ... 13124 files and directories currently installed.)
> Unpacking python-twisted-calendarserver (from .../python-twisted-calendarserver_0.2.0.svn19773-5+b2_amd64.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-twisted-calendarserver_0.2.0.svn19773-5+b2_amd64.deb (--unpack):
> trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/twisted/protocols/_c_urlarg.so', which is also in package python-twisted-bin 10.1.0-2
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> /var/cache/apt/archives/python-twisted-calendarserver_0.2.0.svn19773-5+b2_amd64.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

The full build log is available from:

It is reproducible by installing your package in a clean chroot, using
the debconf Noninteractive frontend, and priority: critical.

This test was carried out using about 50 AMD64 nodes of the Grid'5000
platform.  Internet was not accessible from the nodes.

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