package ubuntu-docs 16.10.3 failed to install/upgrade: symbolic link '/usr/share/help/zh_HK/ubuntu-help/power-othercountry.page' size has changed from 64 to 0

Bug #1694355 reported by Jay Dailey on 2017-05-30
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Bug Description

Just doing a software update

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.04
Package: ubuntu-docs 16.10.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.10.0-21.23-generic 4.10.11
Uname: Linux 4.10.0-21-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.4-0ubuntu4.1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon May 29 22:44:22 2017
DuplicateSignature:
 package:ubuntu-docs:16.10.3
 Unpacking ubuntu-docs (17.04.3) over (16.10.3) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /tmp/apt-dpkg-install-i9luIN/16-ubuntu-docs_17.04.3_all.deb (--unpack):
  symbolic link '/usr/share/help/zh_HK/ubuntu-help/power-othercountry.page' size has changed from 64 to 0
ErrorMessage: symbolic link '/usr/share/help/zh_HK/ubuntu-help/power-othercountry.page' size has changed from 64 to 0
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-04-05 (1150 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.10ubuntu2
 apt 1.4
SourcePackage: ubuntu-docs
Title: package ubuntu-docs 16.10.3 failed to install/upgrade: symbolic link '/usr/share/help/zh_HK/ubuntu-help/power-othercountry.page' size has changed from 64 to 0
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to zesty on 2017-05-10 (19 days ago)

Jay Dailey (1-jay) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Gunnar Hjalmarsson (gunnarhj) wrote :

You can fix it with:

sudo apt purge ubuntu-docs
sudo apt install ubuntu-docs

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