[Filesystems-devel] Bug#838626: aufs-dev: fails to upgrade from 'jessie' - trying to overwrite /usr/include/linux/aufs_type.h

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Fri Sep 23 06:56:53 UTC 2016

Package: aufs-dev
Version: 4.7+20160912-1
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 'jessie', 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...):

  Selecting previously unselected package aufs-dev.
  Preparing to unpack .../aufs-dev_4.7+20160912-1_amd64.deb ...
  Unpacking aufs-dev (4.7+20160912-1) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/aufs-dev_4.7+20160912-1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/include/linux/aufs_type.h', which is also in package linux-libc-dev:amd64 3.16.36-1+deb8u1
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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