[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#703767: Ships useless /etc/fonts/conf.avail/gbp.conf

David Prévot taffit at debian.org
Sat Mar 23 13:38:22 UTC 2013

Package: fonts-unfonts-core
Version: 1.0.2-080608-8
Severity: grave
Control: severity -2 important


fonts-unfonts-core ships a useless /etc/fonts/conf.avail/gbp.conf file,
that conflicts with a useless file of the same name from
fonts-unfonts-extra, and thus fails to install.



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Reading changelogs... Done
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Preparing to replace fonts-unfonts-core 1.0.2-080608-7 (using .../fonts-unfonts-core_1.0.2-080608-8_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement fonts-unfonts-core ...
dpkg: error processing
/var/cache/apt/archives/fonts-unfonts-core_1.0.2-080608-8_all.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/etc/fonts/conf.avail/gbp.conf', which is also in  package fonts-unfonts-extra 1.0.2-080608+dfsg-1
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install.  Trying to recover:

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (100, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.8-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages fonts-unfonts-core depends on:
ii  dpkg  1.16.10

fonts-unfonts-core recommends no packages.

fonts-unfonts-core suggests no packages.

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