Intallation error, cannot overwrite jawt_md.h in package openjdk-9-jdk-headless

Bug #1750293 reported by Lithi on 2018-02-19
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Bug Description

UPDATE: This bug is no longer occurring. I was able to resolve it by first running:
$ sudo apt install openjdk-9-jdk-headless seperately, then running:
$ sudo apt install openjdk-9-jdk

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Cannot install openjdk-9-jdk on Xenial because of error:

$ sudo apt install openjdk-9-jdk
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Starting pkgProblemResolver with broken count: 0
Starting 2 pkgProblemResolver with broken count: 0
Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  openjdk-9-jdk-headless
Suggested packages:
  openjdk-9-demo openjdk-9-source visualvm
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  openjdk-9-jdk openjdk-9-jdk-headless
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/345 kB of archives.
After this operation, 831 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
Selecting previously unselected package openjdk-9-jdk-headless:amd64.
(Reading database ... 393657 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../openjdk-9-jdk-headless_9~b114-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking openjdk-9-jdk-headless:amd64 (9~b114-0ubuntu1) ...
Preparing to unpack .../openjdk-9-jdk_9~b114-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking openjdk-9-jdk:amd64 (9~b114-0ubuntu1) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/openjdk-9-jdk_9~b114-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/jvm/java-9-openjdk-amd64/include/linux/jawt_md.h', which is also in package openjdk-9-jdk-headless:amd64 9~b114-0ubuntu1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 /var/cache/apt/archives/openjdk-9-jdk_9~b114-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Lithi (lithi) on 2018-02-19
description: updated
Howard B. Golden (hgolden) wrote :

I just experienced the bug described. I then followed the steps listed above in the update, but continued to experience the bug described. See below:

hgolden2@hbg-srv5:/usr/lib/jvm/java-9-openjdk-amd64/include/linux$ sudo apt -f install openjdk-9-jdk
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libginac5v5 linux-headers-4.4.0-121 linux-headers-4.4.0-121-generic linux-image-4.4.0-121-generic
  linux-image-extra-4.4.0-121-generic
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
Suggested packages:
  openjdk-9-source visualvm
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  openjdk-9-jdk
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0 B/16.6 kB of archives.
After this operation, 58.4 kB of additional disk space will be used.
(Reading database ... 851317 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../openjdk-9-jdk_9~b114-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking openjdk-9-jdk:amd64 (9~b114-0ubuntu1) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/openjdk-9-jdk_9~b114-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/jvm/java-9-openjdk-amd64/include/linux/jawt_md.h', which is also in package openjdk-9-jdk-headless:amd64 9~b114-0ubuntu1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 /var/cache/apt/archives/openjdk-9-jdk_9~b114-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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