overwrite error - trying to overwrite '/lib64/libiberty.a', which is also in package binutils-multiarch

Bug #737912 reported by Philip Muškovac on 2011-03-18
This bug affects 1 person
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binutils (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: binutils

Trying to install updates:

Unpacking replacement binutils ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/binutils_2.21.0.20110302-2ubuntu2_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/lib64/libiberty.a', which is also in package binutils-multiarch
No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
                                                              dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: binutils [modified: usr/bin/strip usr/bin/objcopy usr/bin/objdump usr/bin/nm usr/bin/addr2line usr/bin/readelf usr/bin/ranlib usr/bin/ar usr/bin/gprof usr/bin/strings usr/bin/size]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.37-12.26-server 2.6.37
Uname: Linux 2.6.37-12-server x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Mar 19 00:38:32 2011
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: binutils
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Philip Muškovac (yofel) wrote :
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Thanks for your report. This is also bug 737887.

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