package libtasn1-3 2.10-1 failed to install/upgrade: './usr/share/doc/libtasn1-3/NEWS.gz' is different from the same file on the system

Bug #890338 reported by Jean-Baptiste Lallement on 2011-11-14
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
libtasn1-3 (Debian)
Unknown
Unknown
libtasn1-3 (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned
Precise
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

installing i386 version on amd64 fails with this error.
It also breaks amd64 desktop install if the user selects to install flash (this package is installed as a dependency)

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: libtasn1-3 2.10-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.1.0-2.3-generic 3.1.0
Uname: Linux 3.1.0-2-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.26-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Nov 14 09:18:11 2011
DuplicateSignature:
 Unpacking replacement libtasn1-3:i386 ...
 dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libtasn1-3_2.10-1_i386.deb (--unpack):
  './usr/share/doc/libtasn1-3/NEWS.gz' is different from the same file on the system
ErrorMessage: './usr/share/doc/libtasn1-3/NEWS.gz' is different from the same file on the system
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
SourcePackage: libtasn1-3
Title: package libtasn1-3 2.10-1 failed to install/upgrade: './usr/share/doc/libtasn1-3/NEWS.gz' is different from the same file on the system
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in libtasn1-3 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

setting to high as it breaks amd64 installation with third party software selected.

Changed in libtasn1-3 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → precise-alpha-1
status: Confirmed → Triaged
tags: added: rls-p-tracking
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