[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#703839: fonts-unfonts-extra installation fails: tries to overwrite gbp.conf also in fonts-unfonts-core

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Sun Mar 24 15:11:59 UTC 2013

Package: fonts-unfonts-extra
Version: 1.0.2-080608-6
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

It is not possible to upgrade fonts-unfonts-extra:

Preparing to replace fonts-unfonts-extra 1.0.2-080608-6 (using .../fonts-unfonts-extra_1.0.2-080608+dfsg-1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement fonts-unfonts-extra ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/fonts-unfonts-extra_1.0.2-080608+dfsg-1_all.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/etc/fonts/conf.avail/gbp.conf', which is also in package fonts-unfonts-core 1.0.2-080608-8
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'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.8-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=POSIX, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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

Versions of packages fonts-unfonts-extra recommends:
ii  fonts-unfonts-core  1.0.2-080608-8

fonts-unfonts-extra suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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