[DebianGIS-dev] Bug#493892: marked as done (gpsdrive-data: Missing conflict with gpsdrive?)
andreas at putzo.net
Thu Aug 7 19:24:11 UTC 2008
On Aug 07 20:02, Luk Claes wrote:
> Andreas Putzo wrote:
> >On Aug 07 16:28, Luk Claes wrote:
> >>>When upgrading my sid chroot just now, I noticed this message about a
> >>>conflict between gpsdrive-data and gpsdrive:
> >>> [...]
> >>> Unpacking gpsdrive-data (from .../gpsdrive-data_2.10~pre4-4_all.deb) ...
> >>> dpkg: error processing
> >>> /var/cache/apt/archives/gpsdrive-data_2.10~pre4-4_all.deb (--unpack):
> >>> trying to overwrite `/usr/share/gpsdrive/pixmaps/battery.png', which
> >>> is also in package gpsdrive
> >>> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> >>> Preparing to replace gpsdrive 2.10~pre4-3 (using
> >>> .../gpsdrive_2.10~pre4-4_i386.deb) ...
> >>> Unpacking replacement gpsdrive ...
> >>> [...]
> >>>gpsdrive (2.10~pre4-5) unstable; urgency=low
> >>> * Add missing Replaces to the gpsdrive-data package
> >>> and add a dependency on gpsdrive. (Closes: #493892)
> >>I don't see why a Depends is needed, the Recommends seems fine and the
> >>Replaces should solve the reported bug?
> >Without the Depends, if someone has gpsdrive < 2.10~pre4-5 and
> >installs gpsdrive-data, gpsdrive will be removed which is certainly
> >not the intended behaviour.
> Why would gpsdrive be removed, you don't use 'Conflicts: gpsdrive', do you?
Ok, you are right :) Looks like when i tested this i had a Conflicts
there while i thought i had already removed it. Maybe i forgot to run
apt-get update before, i don't know.
Very ashamed i move it back to Recommends where it belongs and thanks
for spotting this mistake (and teaching me).
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