Bug#747761: xulrunner-dev: ships mozilla-js.pc which is also in libmozjs-dev

Martin-Éric Racine martin-eric.racine at iki.fi
Mon May 12 11:01:28 UTC 2014

2014-05-11 20:06 GMT+03:00 Rene Engelhard <rene at rene-engelhard.de>:
> Package: xulrunner-dev
> Version: 29.0.1-1
> Severity: serious
> Hi,
> In my dist-upgrade today:
> [...]
> dpkg: Fehler beim Bearbeiten des Archivs /var/cache/apt/archives/xulrunner-dev_29.0.1-1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
>  Versuch, »/usr/lib/pkgconfig/mozilla-js.pc« zu überschreiben, welches auch in Paket libmozjs-dev 24.5.0esr-1 ist
> [...]
> Sorry, german, but you should get the idea ("xulrunner-dev contains /usr/lib/pkgconfig/mozilla-js.pc which is also
> in package libmozjs-dev 24.5.0esr-1")
> Interestingly there was no libmozjs-dev update.

That's probably because upstream decided to no longer ship a separate
Javascript parser; building the suite with their parser has become

xulrunner-dev probably needs to Conflicts/Provides/Replaces libmozjs-dev

-- Martin-Éric

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