Bug#614889: upgrade fails due to file conflict with clisp-dev

Jörg Sommer joerg at alea.gnuu.de
Thu Feb 24 00:10:06 UTC 2011

Package: clisp
Version: 1:2.49-2
Severity: normal

Preparing to replace clisp 1:2.48-3.1 (using .../clisp_1%3a2.49-2_powerpc.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement clisp ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/clisp_1%3a2.49-2_powerpc.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/clisp-link', which is also in package clisp-dev 1:2.48-3.1
configured to not write apport reports
                                      dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)

You have to define a conflict with the old clisp-dev package that apt
upgrades clisp-dev before the new clisp package.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: unstable/experimental
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (900, 'unstable'), (700, 'experimental')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.38-rc4.ledtest+
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages clisp depends on:
ii  common-lisp-controlle 7.6                Common Lisp source and compiler ma
ii  libc6                 2.11.2-11          Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libdb4.8              4.8.30-5           Berkeley v4.8 Database Libraries [
ii  libffcall1            1.10+cvs20100619-2 Foreign Function Call Libraries
ii  libncurses5           5.7+20100313-5     shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  libreadline5          5.2-7              GNU readline and history libraries
ii  libsigsegv0           2.5-3              Library for handling page faults i

clisp recommends no packages.

Versions of packages clisp suggests:
iu  clisp-dev                     1:2.49-2   GNU CLISP, a Common Lisp implement
iu  clisp-doc                     1:2.49-2   GNU CLISP, a Common Lisp implement
ii  gdb                           7.2-1      The GNU Debugger
pn  slime                         <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information
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