[Debburn-devel] wodim package broken?

Lin Richardson lin at xmission.com
Sun Nov 26 10:32:48 CET 2006

Yes, I was having a pigmentally-challenged-follicle moment.  I removed the
bastardized cdrecord package and the wodim deb package installed without

Rather embarrassed that I bothered the list with it, thanks for the help.
Oh, I found out that this system was indeed installed from a Knoppix distro,
you were correct on that account as well.


On 11/24/06, Eduard Bloch <edi at gmx.de> wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Lin Richardson [Wed, Nov 22 2006, 11:57:13PM]:
> > If this is not the correct place to address wodim package errors, I'm
> > sorry... will you please forward it on for me or point me in the right
> > direction.
> It is the right place.
> > (Reading database ... 145135 files and directories currently installed.)
> > Unpacking wodim (from .../wodim_5%3a1.0~pre5-1_i386.deb) ...
> > dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/wodim_5%3a1.0~pre5-1_i386.deb
> > (--unpack):
> > trying to overwrite `/usr/bin/readcd', which is also in package cdrecord
> > dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > /var/cache/apt/archives/wodim_5%3a1.0~pre5-1_i386.deb
> > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> Your system is screwed. I guess that you installed it from an old
> Knoppix which contained hacked unofficial cdrtools packages. As
> workaround, try "dpkg --force-depends -r cdrecord ; apt-get -f install".
> Eduard.
> --
> <miro> ich bin ja auch ein sehr ueberzeugter windoze nutzer
> <miro> ja windoze ist toll!
> <miro> samba ist scheisse
> <miro> ich versteh nicht warum ihr das nicht begreift...
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