[Pkg-emacsen-addons] Bug#880900: irony-server: fails to upgrade from 'testing' - trying to overwrite /usr/bin/irony-server

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Sun Nov 5 14:09:32 UTC 2017

Package: irony-server
Version: 1.2.0-1
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 '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...):

  Selecting previously unselected package irony-server.
  Preparing to unpack .../irony-server_1.2.0-1_amd64.deb ...
  Unpacking irony-server (1.2.0-1) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/irony-server_1.2.0-1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/irony-server', which is also in package irony-mode 0.2.0-1+b3
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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