package libperl5.26 5.26.1-6 [modified: usr/share/doc/libperl5.26/changelog.Debian.gz] failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite shared '/usr/share/doc/libperl5.26/changelog.Debian.gz', which is different from other instances of package libperl5.26:amd64

Bug #1776773 reported by Alex McConnell on 2018-06-13
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This bug affects 15 people
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Bug Description

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ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: libperl5.26 5.26.1-6 [modified: usr/share/doc/libperl5.26/changelog.Debian.gz]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-23.25-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-23-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Jun 14 07:20:43 2018
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libperl5.26:5.26.1-6 [modified: usr/share/doc/libperl5.26/changelog.Debian.gz]
 Unpacking libperl5.26:amd64 (5.26.1-6ubuntu0.1) over (5.26.1-6) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libperl5.26_5.26.1-6ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
  trying to overwrite shared '/usr/share/doc/libperl5.26/changelog.Debian.gz', which is different from other instances of package libperl5.26:amd64
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite shared '/usr/share/doc/libperl5.26/changelog.Debian.gz', which is different from other instances of package libperl5.26:amd64
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-01-06 (888 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.5, python3-minimal, 3.6.5-3
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.15rc1, python-minimal, 2.7.15~rc1-1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu2
 apt 1.6.1
SourcePackage: perl
Title: package libperl5.26 5.26.1-6 [modified: usr/share/doc/libperl5.26/changelog.Debian.gz] failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite shared '/usr/share/doc/libperl5.26/changelog.Debian.gz', which is different from other instances of package libperl5.26:amd64
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2018-05-09 (35 days ago)

Alex McConnell (alexmccoz) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in perl (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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