Bug#841507: libjfreechart-java-doc: fails to upgrade from 'testing' - ships /usr/share/doc/libjfreechart-java/NEWS.gz

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Fri Oct 21 09:23:30 UTC 2016

Package: libjfreechart-java-doc
Version: 1.0.19-1
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 at a location where
IMO it shouldn't ship a file at all.

>From the attached log (scroll to the bottom...):

  Selecting previously unselected package libjfreechart-java-doc.
  Preparing to unpack .../1-libjfreechart-java-doc_1.0.19-1_all.deb ...
  Unpacking libjfreechart-java-doc (1.0.19-1) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /tmp/apt-dpkg-install-Hy9AWl/1-libjfreechart-java-doc_1.0.19-1_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/doc/libjfreechart-java/NEWS.gz', which is also in package libjfreechart-java 1.0.13-9
  dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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