[Parted-maintainers] Bug#566930: gnu-fdisk: fails to upgrade (diversion clash)

Denis Laxalde dlaxalde at april.org
Mon Jan 25 22:32:17 UTC 2010

Package: gnu-fdisk
Version: 1.2.4-1
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

(Version pseudo-header manually corrected)


Updrade of gnu-fdisk fails: 

Preparing to replace gnu-fdisk 1.2.3-2 (using .../gnu-fdisk_1.2.4-1_amd64.deb) ...
dpkg-divert: `diversion of /usr/share/man/man8/cfdisk.8.gz to /usr/share/man/man8/cfdisk.distrib.8.gz by gnu-fdisk' clashes with `diversion of /usr/share/man/man8/cfdisk.8.gz to /usr/share/man/man8/cfdisk.8.gz.distrib by gnu-fdisk'
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/gnu-fdisk_1.2.4-1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install.  Trying to recover:

Let me know if more info is needed.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=fr_CA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_CA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages gnu-fdisk depends on:
ii  dpkg                   Debian package management system
ii  install-info      4.13a.dfsg.1-5         Manage installed documentation in 
ii  libc6             2.10.2-5               Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libncurses5       5.7+20090803-2         shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  libparted1.8-12   1.8.8.git.2009.07.19-5 The GNU Parted disk partitioning s
ii  libreadline5      5.2-7                  GNU readline and history libraries
ii  libuuid1          2.16.2-0               Universally Unique ID library

gnu-fdisk recommends no packages.

gnu-fdisk suggests no packages.

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