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perl 5.10 file conflict with libarchive-tar-perl

Reported by Chad Waters on 2008-05-28
2
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perl (Debian)
Fix Released
Undecided
Unassigned
perl (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: perl

(Reading database ... 236432 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace perl 5.8.8-12 (using .../perl_5.10.0-10_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement perl ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/perl_5.10.0-10_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite `/usr/bin/ptar', which is also in package libarchive-tar-perl
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
 /var/cache/apt/archives/perl_5.10.0-10_i386.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Chad Waters (chad) wrote :

Ok. If I explicitly remove libarchive-tar-perl, then the new perl 5.10 packages will install without issue.

Popa Adrian Marius (mapopa) wrote :

i have this bug when upgrading too intrepid ibex

Popa Adrian Marius (mapopa) wrote :

this bug was present when i tried to do an dist-upgrade from hardy to intrepid by replacing in apt/sources.list

but with upgrade manager upgrade worked until the end

Debian resolution looks correct. perl-modules 5.10+ needs to conflict/replace libarchive-tar-perl.

StefanPotyra (sistpoty) wrote :

confirming, as I've seen this myself as well.

Changed in perl:
status: New → Confirmed
StefanPotyra (sistpoty) wrote :

hm... actually it should work imho, but it doesn't. Currently perl has a versioned replaces against libarchive-tar-perl (against a later version than found in hardy), but still I got the error. *confused*.

Changed in perl:
status: Unknown → Fix Committed
Artur Rona (ari-tczew) wrote :

Fixed in version 1.38-3~etch1+rm

Changed in perl (Debian):
importance: Unknown → Undecided
status: Fix Committed → New
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in perl (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
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