[Debichem-devel] Bug#907881: quantum-espresso-data: missing Breaks+Replaces: quantum-espresso (<< 6.3)

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Mon Sep 3 14:23:19 BST 2018

Package: quantum-espresso-data
Version: 6.3-2
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: piuparts


during a test with piuparts I noticed your package fails to upgrade from
It installed fine in 'testing', then the upgrade to 'sid' fails
because it tries to overwrite other packages files without declaring a
Breaks+Replaces relation.

See policy 7.6 at

>From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):

  Preparing to unpack .../quantum-espresso-data_6.3-2_all.deb ...
  Unpacking quantum-espresso-data (6.3-2) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/quantum-espresso-data_6.3-2_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/doc-base/quantum-espresso', which is also in package quantum-espresso 6.0-3.1+b1
  dpkg-deb: error: paste subprocess was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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