[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Bug#748941: Bug#748941: mediawiki-classes: fails to install, trying to overwrite other packages files

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Thu May 22 12:52:51 UTC 2014

On Thu, 22 May 2014, Holger Levsen wrote:

>   Preparing to unpack .../mediawiki-classes_1%3a1.19.15+dfsg-2_all.deb ...
>   Unpacking mediawiki-classes (1:1.19.15+dfsg-2) ...
>   dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/mediawiki-
> classes_1%3a1.19.15+dfsg-2_all.deb (--unpack):
>    trying to overwrite 
> '/usr/share/mediawiki/includes/libs/IEUrlExtension.php', which is also in 
> package mediawiki 1:1.19.15+dfsg-0+deb7u1

Yes, the last stable update doesn’t mesh that well with what
is in unstable. Does this work if you first recompile the
wheezy package with…


…applied, then upgrade from it to jessie/sid?

I can look at this Monday at the earliest. Learning about web
security right now…

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