[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#676686: Bug#676686: libxslt1.1: libxslt1.1 binNMU broke multi-arch installability

Aron Xu happyaron.xu at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 20:36:40 UTC 2012

Hi list,

It seems M-A:same packages are not binNMU safe, even when requested on
all archs because every arch uses its own copy of debian/changelog

Does this mean M-A:same packages should be prevented from being
binNMUed, but only source upload can be accepted?

On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 4:24 AM, Aron Xu <happyaron.xu at gmail.com> wrote:
> severity 676686 serious
> thanks
> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 6:07 AM, Ralf Jung <post at ralfj.de> wrote:
>> Package: libxslt1.1
>> Version: 1.1.26-12+b1
>> Severity: important
>> Dear Maintainer,
>> libxslt1.1 can no longer be installed in several architectures at once. Installation shows the following error:
>> dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libxslt1.1_1.1.26-12+b1_i386.deb (--unpack):
>>  trying to overwrite shared '/usr/share/doc/libxslt1.1/changelog.Debian.gz', which is different from other instances of package libxslt1.1:i386
> True, but seems to be a problem for other paties involved to M-A, for
> example the buildd binNMU and dpkg handling. I'll clone this bug for
> them.
> For libxslt, I'll make an upload soon when I come back - roughly after
> 12th, to try to fix libxslt-dev's M-A situation and solve this one
> together, but I'm afraid you need to wait till then.
> I'm raising the severity to RC to prevent it migrate to testing until
> getting dealt with.

Aron Xu

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