package vim-runtime 2:7.4.712-2ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/vim/vim74/optwin.vim', which is also in package vim 20151214-1

Bug #1526135 reported by Gaurav Dhingra on 2015-12-15
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
vim (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

I think this happened after i tried to install the development version of Vim and then i removed the development version of Vim and rather installed the ubuntu version(using sudo apt-get install vim).

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: vim-runtime 2:7.4.712-2ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-19.23-generic 4.2.6
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Dec 14 10:02:01 2015
DuplicateSignature: package:vim-runtime:2:7.4.712-2ubuntu4:trying to overwrite '/usr/share/vim/vim74/optwin.vim', which is also in package vim 20151214-1
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/vim/vim74/optwin.vim', which is also in package vim 20151214-1
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-12-13 (1 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
PackageArchitecture: all
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.2ubuntu5.1
 apt 1.0.10.2ubuntu1
SourcePackage: vim
Title: package vim-runtime 2:7.4.712-2ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/vim/vim74/optwin.vim', which is also in package vim 20151214-1
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Gaurav Dhingra (axyd0000) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

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

Thank you

On Wednesday 20 April 2016 03:42 AM, Launchpad Bug Tracker wrote:
> Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.
>
> ** Changed in: vim (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Confirmed
>

Changed in vim (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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