[debian-mysql] Bug#666721: mysql-server-5.5: Upgrade fails in the presence of old libmysqlclient-dev (5.1.62-2)

Adrian Lang debian at adrianlang.de
Sun Apr 1 10:37:31 UTC 2012

Package: mysql-server-5.5
Version: 5.5.17-4
Severity: important

While upgrading mysql-server from 5.1.61-2 to 5.5.17-4, the installation of
mysql-server-5.5 fails with the following error message:

Unpacking mysql-server-5.5 (from .../mysql-server-5.5_5.5.17-4_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing
/var/cache/apt/archives/mysql-server-5.5_5.5.17-4_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/mysql/plugin/ha_example.so', which is also in
package libmysqlclient-dev 5.1.61-2


-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (101, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-2-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages mysql-server-5.5 depends on:
ii  adduser                3.113+nmu1
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  1.5.42
ii  libc6                  2.13-27
ii  libdbi-perl            1.618-1
ii  libgcc1                1:4.7.0-1
ii  libstdc++6             4.7.0-1
ii  lsb-base               4.1+Debian0
ii  mysql-client-5.5       5.5.17-4
ii  mysql-common           5.5.17-4
ii  mysql-server-core-5.5  5.5.17-4
ii  passwd                 1:4.1.5-1
ii  perl                   5.14.2-9
ii  psmisc                 22.16-1
ii  zlib1g                 1:1.2.6.dfsg-2

Versions of packages mysql-server-5.5 recommends:
pn  libhtml-template-perl  <none>
pn  mailx                  <none>

Versions of packages mysql-server-5.5 suggests:
pn  tinyca  <none>

-- debconf information excluded

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