Comment 1 for bug 1818987

Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

Not seeing that here, neither in bionic nor in disco. The changelog and copyright files installed by chromium-codecs-ffmpeg are actual files, not symbolic links:

ubuntu@bionicvm:~$ apt policy chromium-codecs-ffmpeg
chromium-codecs-ffmpeg:
  Installed: 73.0.3683.75-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
  Candidate: 73.0.3683.75-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
  Version table:
 *** 73.0.3683.75-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 500
        500 http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     65.0.3325.181-0ubuntu1 500
        500 http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 Packages
ubuntu@bionicvm:~$ dpkg -L chromium-codecs-ffmpeg
/.
/usr
/usr/lib
/usr/lib/chromium-browser
/usr/lib/chromium-browser/libffmpeg.so
/usr/share
/usr/share/doc
/usr/share/doc/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg
/usr/share/doc/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg/changelog.Debian.gz
/usr/share/doc/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg/copyright
/usr/share/lintian
/usr/share/lintian/overrides
/usr/share/lintian/overrides/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg
ubuntu@bionicvm:~$ ls -l /usr/share/doc/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg/
total 1104
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2336 mar 12 21:59 changelog.Debian.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1126239 oct 25 2017 copyright

Can you check whether version 73.0.3683.75-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 resolves the problem for you?