Bug#897328: libgeocode-glib-dev claims to be Multi-Arch: same but is not

Francois Gouget fgouget at free.fr
Tue May 1 12:34:26 BST 2018

Package: libgeocode-glib-dev
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

Trying to install the amd64 and i386 versions of this
package results in the following error:

# apt-get install libgeocode-glib-dev:amd64 libgeocode-glib-dev:i386
Unpacking libgeocode-glib-dev:i386 ( ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libgeocode-glib-dev_3.25.4.1-4_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite shared '/usr/include/geocode-glib-1.0/geocode-glib/geocode-enum-types.h', which is different from other instances of package libgeocode-glib-dev:i386
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.15.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages libgeocode-glib-dev depends on:
ii  gir1.2-geocodeglib-1.0
ii  libgeocode-glib0
ii  libglib2.0-dev          2.56.1-2

libgeocode-glib-dev recommends no packages.

Versions of packages libgeocode-glib-dev suggests:
pn  libgeocode-glib-doc  <none>

-- no debconf information

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