[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#723958: libpinyin4: fails to upgrade from 'sid' - trying to overwrite /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpinyin/data/pinyin_index.bin

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Sat Sep 21 16:20:40 UTC 2013

Package: libpinyin4
Version: 0.9.93+repack1-0exp1
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: piuparts


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

See policy 7.6 at

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

  Selecting previously unselected package libpinyin4:amd64.
  Unpacking libpinyin4:amd64 (from .../libpinyin4_0.9.93+repack1-0exp1_amd64.deb) ...
  dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libpinyin4_0.9.93+repack1-0exp1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpinyin/data/pinyin_index.bin', which is also in package libpinyin2:amd64 0.8.0-2
  dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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