package python-cairo 1.4.12-1.2ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess pre-installation script killed by signal (Interrupt)

Bug #395405 reported by Raymi on 2009-07-04
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Bug Description

Just installed gnome, was on kde (Kubuntu 9.04), first login in gnome and popup window appeared.

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ErrorMessage: subprocess pre-installation script killed by signal (Interrupt)
Package: python-cairo 1.4.12-1.2ubuntu1
SourcePackage: pycairo
Title: package python-cairo 1.4.12-1.2ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess pre-installation script killed by signal (Interrupt)
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-13-generic i686

Raymi (communistelibertaire) wrote :
Andrew Grigorev (ei-grad) wrote :

Same issue, looks like a packaging bug:

[ ei-grad@ei-grad ~ ]
→ LANG=C sudo apt-get install python-cairo-dev 100 ↵
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  python-cairo-dev
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
79 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0 B/432 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1178 kB of additional disk space will be used.
(Reading database ... 243759 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../python-cairo-dev_1.8.8-1ubuntu5_all.deb ...
Unpacking python-cairo-dev (1.8.8-1ubuntu5) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/python-cairo-dev_1.8.8-1ubuntu5_all.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/pkgconfig/pycairo.pc', which is also in package python-cairo 1.10.2-utopic1
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
 /var/cache/apt/archives/python-cairo-dev_1.8.8-1ubuntu5_all.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Andrew Grigorev (ei-grad) wrote :

Err... 2009... :-/

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