Bug#665743: vlc: fails to upgrade from squeeze - trying to overwrite /usr/share/doc/vlc
debian at abeckmann.de
Sun Mar 25 16:10:54 UTC 2012
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
during a test with piuparts I noticed your package fails to upgrade from
It installed fine in 'squeeze', then the upgrade to 'sid' fails
because it tries to overwrite other packages files without declaring a
See policy 7.6 at
>From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):
Preparing to replace vlc 1.1.3-1squeeze6 (using .../archives/vlc_2.0.1-2_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement vlc ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/vlc_2.0.1-2_amd64.deb (--unpack):
trying to overwrite '/usr/share/doc/vlc', which is also in package vlc-data 1.1.3-1squeeze6
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