Bug#634053: xulrunner-dev 5.0-3 fails to install

Ximin Luo infinity0 at gmx.com
Sat Jul 16 12:05:40 UTC 2011

Package: xulrunner-dev
Version: 5.0-2
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

even touching the file before install fails to work, as the install process 
automatically removes it

# aptitude -t unstable install xulrunner-dev
The following packages will be upgraded: 
1 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 355 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/4,525 kB of archives. After unpacking 8,192 B will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n/?] y
(Reading database ... 269624 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace xulrunner-dev 5.0-2 (using .../xulrunner-dev_5.0-3_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement xulrunner-dev ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/xulrunner-dev_5.0-3_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 unable to open '/usr/lib/xulrunner-5.0/xpt_dump.dpkg-new': No such file or directory
configured to not write apport reports
                                      Processing triggers for man-db ...
Errors were encountered while processing:

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.39-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages xulrunner-dev depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.13-7     Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libglib2.0-0                  2.28.6-1   The GLib library of C routines
ii  libidl0                       0.8.14-0.2 library for parsing CORBA IDL file
ii  libmozjs-dev                  5.0-3      Development files for the Mozilla 
ii  libnspr4-dev                  4.8.8-2    Development files for the NetScape
ii  libnss3-dev                   3.12.10-2  Development files for the Network 
ii  xulrunner-5.0                 5.0-3      XUL + XPCOM application runner

xulrunner-dev recommends no packages.

xulrunner-dev suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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