package zlib1g-dev (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/zconf.h', which is also in package lib64z1-dev:i386 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4

Bug #1635573 reported by Tushar Anand on 2016-10-21
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
High
Unassigned
zlib (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

error occurred with installing apt packages.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: zlib1g-dev (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-45.66-generic 4.4.21
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-45-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Oct 21 15:00:35 2016
DuplicateSignature:
 package:zlib1g-dev:(not installed)
 Unpacking libc6-dev-amd64:i386 (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6-dev-amd64_2.23-0ubuntu3_i386.deb (--unpack):
  trying to overwrite '/usr/include/bits', which is also in package libc6-dev-i386 2.23-0ubuntu3
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite '/usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/zconf.h', which is also in package lib64z1-dev:i386 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-10-20 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.12~ubuntu16.04.1
SourcePackage: zlib
Title: package zlib1g-dev (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/zconf.h', which is also in package lib64z1-dev:i386 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Tushar Anand (tushar194) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in zlib (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in zlib (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
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