missing replaces between icedtea-netx-common, icedtea-netx

Bug #891720 reported by Steve Langasek on 2011-11-17
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This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
icedtea-web (Ubuntu)
High
Matthias Klose
Precise
High
Matthias Klose

Bug Description

Upgrading fails with this error:

Unpacking replacement icedtea-plugin ...
Selecting previously unselected package icedtea-netx-common.
Unpacking icedtea-netx-common (from .../icedtea-netx-common_1.1.4-1ubuntu1_all.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing /mirror/ubuntu/pool/main/i/icedtea-web/icedtea-netx-common_1.1.4-1ubuntu1_all.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/applications/icedtea-netx-javaws.desktop', which is also in package icedtea-netx 1.1.3-1ubuntu1
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Preparing to replace icedtea-netx 1.1.3-1ubuntu1 (using .../icedtea-netx_1.1.4-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement icedtea-netx ...

Looks like files have moved between icedtea-next-common and icedtea-netx without the required Replaces.

Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2011-11-17
Changed in icedtea-web (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → precise-alpha-1
assignee: nobody → Matthias Klose (doko)
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2011-11-18
summary: - missing replaces between icedtea-next-common, icedtea-netx
+ missing replaces between icedtea-netx-common, icedtea-netx
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package icedtea-web - 1.1.4-1ubuntu2

---------------
icedtea-web (1.1.4-1ubuntu2) precise; urgency=low

  * Tighten version for `replaces' attribute. The version needs updates when
    packages are backported to earlier releases. LP: #891720.
 -- Matthias Klose <email address hidden> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 18:32:56 +0100

Changed in icedtea-web (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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