package libc6-dev-i386 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/include/sys/profil.h', which is also in package libc6-dev-amd64:i386 2.23-0ubuntu7

Bug #1677366 reported by Jonathan Howard on 2017-03-29
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This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
High
Unassigned
glibc (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
AMD A6 Proc. 64-bit OS
Failure to install dependencies for i386 libc

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: libc6-dev-i386 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-66.87-generic 4.4.44
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-66-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Mar 29 14:40:07 2017
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libc6-dev-i386:(not installed)
 Unpacking libc6-dev-i386 (2.23-0ubuntu7) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6-dev-i386_2.23-0ubuntu7_amd64.deb (--unpack):
  trying to overwrite '/usr/include/sys/profil.h', which is also in package libc6-dev-amd64:i386 2.23-0ubuntu7
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite '/usr/include/sys/profil.h', which is also in package libc6-dev-amd64:i386 2.23-0ubuntu7
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-02-04 (53 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.19
SourcePackage: glibc
Title: package libc6-dev-i386 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/include/sys/profil.h', which is also in package libc6-dev-amd64:i386 2.23-0ubuntu7
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jonathan Howard (jdhoward) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in glibc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in glibc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
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