[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#770265: gir1.2-ibus-1.0: fails to install in multiarch setting: dpkg-query --listfiles called with ambiguous package name

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Thu Nov 20 03:33:56 UTC 2014

Package: gir1.2-ibus-1.0
Version: 1.5.9-1
Severity: important
User: multiarch-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: multiarch


during a test with piuparts I noticed your package failed to install in
a multiarch setting.

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

  Setting up gir1.2-ibus-1.0:i386 (1.5.9-1) ...
  dpkg-query: error: --listfiles needs a valid package name but 'gir1.2-ibus-1.0' is not: ambiguous package name 'gir1.2-ibus-1.0' with more than one installed instance
  Use --help for help about querying packages.
  Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/bin/pycompile", line 289, in <module>
    File "/usr/bin/pycompile", line 262, in main
      options.force, options.optimize, e_patterns)
    File "/usr/bin/pycompile", line 154, in compile
      for fn, versions_to_compile in filter_files(files, e_patterns, versions):
    File "/usr/bin/pycompile", line 109, in filter_files
      for fn in files:
    File "/usr/share/python/debpython/files.py", line 77, in filter_out_ext
      for fn in files:
    File "/usr/share/python/debpython/namespace.py", line 77, in add_namespace_files
      for fn in files:
    File "/usr/share/python/debpython/files.py", line 69, in filter_public
      for fn in files:
    File "/usr/share/python/debpython/files.py", line 53, in from_package
      raise Exception("cannot get content of %s" % package_name)
  Exception: cannot get content of gir1.2-ibus-1.0
  dpkg: error processing package gir1.2-ibus-1.0:i386 (--configure):
   subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
  Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.19-12) ...
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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