Bug#793961: timgm6mb-soundfont: fails to upgrade from 'testing' - trying to overwrite /usr/share/sounds/sf2/TimGM6mb.sf2

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Wed Jul 29 12:09:29 UTC 2015

Package: timgm6mb-soundfont
Version: 1.3-1
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 without declaring a
Breaks+Replaces relation.

See policy 7.6 at

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

  Selecting previously unselected package timgm6mb-soundfont.
  Preparing to unpack .../timgm6mb-soundfont_1.3-1_all.deb ...
  Unpacking timgm6mb-soundfont (1.3-1) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/timgm6mb-soundfont_1.3-1_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/sounds/sf2/TimGM6mb.sf2', which is also in package musescore-soundfont-gm 1.3+dfsg1-0.1
  Errors were encountered while processing:
  dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)


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