Bug#782509: libgdict-common takes over a file from gnome-utils without declaring Replaces:

Andrew Shadura andrewsh at debian.org
Mon Apr 13 13:25:34 UTC 2015

Package: libgdict-common
Version: 3.14.1-1
Severity: normal

A Replaces: gnome-utils field is probably needed to handle upgrades properly:

The following extra packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3946 not upgraded.
26 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0 B/222 kB of archives.
After this operation, 2,273 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] 
(Reading database ... 756437 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../libgdict-common_3.14.1-1_all.deb ...
Unpacking libgdict-common (3.14.1-1) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libgdict-common_3.14.1-1_all.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/gdict-1.0/sources/default.desktop', which is also in package gnome-utils 2.26.0-1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_GB.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/mksh

-- no debconf information

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