[Pkg-octave-devel] failed installing octave3.0 in chroot that had octave2.9

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at debian.org
Mon Feb 25 11:01:43 UTC 2008

* Ólafur Jens Sigurðsson <ojsbug at gmail.com> [2008-02-25 11:50]:

> I was trying to install octave3.0 in a chroot environment that had
> octave2.9 allready and it failed with
> Unpacking octave3.0 (from .../octave3.0_1%3a3.0.0-4_i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/octave3.0_1%3a3.0.0-4_i386.deb (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite /usr/share/enscript/hl/octave.st', which is also
> in package octave2.9
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  /var/cache/apt/archives/octave3.0_1%3a3.0.0-4_i386.deb
>  E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> Is this reproducable with you guys or is this a one insidence only? :-)

Perhaps we need some Conflicts fields in debian/control.  Which version of
octave2.9 do you have in your chroot?


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