[Filesystems-devel] Bug#907975: libf2fs-format-dev: missing Breaks+Replaces: libf2fs-dev (<< 1.11)

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Tue Sep 4 17:57:20 BST 2018

Package: libf2fs-format-dev
Version: 1.11.0-1
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 'stretch', then the upgrade to 'buster' 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 .../libf2fs-format-dev_1.11.0-1_amd64.deb ...
  Unpacking libf2fs-format-dev:amd64 (1.11.0-1) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libf2fs-format-dev_1.11.0-1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/include/f2fs-tools/f2fs_format_utils.h', which is also in package libf2fs-dev:amd64 1.7.0-1.1
  Errors were encountered while processing:

As I interpreted the changelog entry, the packages were split in 1.11.0-1


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