Bug#825733: mate-applets-common: fails to upgrade from 'jessie' - trying to overwrite /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.mate.panel.applet.NetspeedAppletFactory.service

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Sun May 29 11:06:46 UTC 2016

Package: mate-applets-common
Version: 1.14.0-1
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 'jessie', then the upgrade to 'sid' fails
because it tries to overwrite other packages files without declaring a
Breaks+Replaces relation.

See policy 7.6 at

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

  Selecting previously unselected package mate-applets-common.
  Preparing to unpack .../mate-applets-common_1.14.0-1_all.deb ...
  Unpacking mate-applets-common (1.14.0-1) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/mate-applets-common_1.14.0-1_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.mate.panel.applet.NetspeedAppletFactory.service', which is also in package mate-netspeed 1.8.0+dfsg1-2
  dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)


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