Bug#799338: ardour-data: fails to upgrade from 'testing' - trying to overwrite /usr/share/ardour4/locale/en_GB/LC_MESSAGES/gtk2_ardour4.mo

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Fri Sep 18 02:31:48 UTC 2015

Package: ardour-data
Version: 1:4.2~dfsg-2
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 ardour-data.
  Preparing to unpack .../ardour-data_1%3a4.2~dfsg-2_all.deb ...
  Unpacking ardour-data (1:4.2~dfsg-2) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/ardour-data_1%3a4.2~dfsg-2_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/ardour4/locale/en_GB/LC_MESSAGES/gtk2_ardour4.mo', which is also in package ardour3 4.2~dfsg-1
  dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)


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