[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#659790: gcin: fails to upgrade from squeeze - trying to overwrite /usr/share/gcin/script/gcin-user-setup

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Mon Feb 13 18:33:45 UTC 2012

Package: gcin
Version: 2.7.2+dfsg-1
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: piuparts


during a test with piuparts I noticed your package fails to upgrade from
It installed fine in 'squeeze', then the upgrade to 'sid fails
because it tries to overwrite other packages files without declaring a
replaces relation.

See policy 7.6 at

>From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):

  Selecting previously unselected package gcin-data.
  Unpacking gcin-data (from .../gcin-data_2.7.2+dfsg-1_all.deb) ...
  dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/gcin-data_2.7.2+dfsg-1_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/gcin/script/gcin-user-setup', which is also in package gcin 1.4.6-3


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