[pkg-boost-devel] Bug#666120: Bug#666120: Unmet dependencies:, libboost1.49-dev : Conflicts: libboost1.48-dev but 1.48.0-3 is to be installed

Steve M. Robbins steve at sumost.ca
Thu Mar 29 01:45:44 UTC 2012

retitle 666120 libboost-chrono1.49-dev undeclared conflicts with libboost-chrono1.48-dev

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 04:35:05AM +0800, Hor Jiun Shyong wrote:

I don't know how you got into this situation, since
libboost-chrono1.48-dev was to be removed ...

> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>   libboost-chrono1.48-dev libboost-locale1.48-dev libboost1.48-dev

... but the following seems to be the real problem:

> Unpacking libboost-chrono1.49-dev (from
> .../libboost-chrono1.49-dev_1.49.0-1_amd64.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/libboost-chrono1.49-dev_1.49.0-1_amd64.deb
> (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/libboost_chrono.a', which is also in
> package libboost-chrono1.48-dev 1.48.0-3

libboost-chrono1.49-dev needs to conflict with libboost-chrono1.48-dev.

Thanks for the report,
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