Bug#351548: acknowledged by developer (Re: [Pkg-nagios-devel]
Bug#351548: nagios-plugins-basic: should conflict with
paul at debian.org
Mon Feb 6 09:40:32 UTC 2006
> On 10556 March 1977, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > The problem lies within the lines:
> > dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.2-6_i386.deb (--unpack):
> > trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_disk', which is also in package netsaint-plugins
> > dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.2-6_i386.deb (--unpack):
> > trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_breeze', which is also in package netsaint-plugins
> Thats too late. That old package is only left in woodys non-us, removed
> from the main archive for nearly two years now, so if one should
> conflict with something that would have need to be done in sarge, which
> is obviously too late.
Simply removing it from the archive doesn't mean it's removed from
users' systems. Adding a conflicts _will_. I don't really see why it
matters that it's too late for sarge. How about people that track
testing... like me.
> And this is an uncommon case or we would have had much more of these
> reports, so it isnt also not enough for a sarge point release.
I'm not asking for a sarge point release, I'm asking for a conflicts to
be added to nagios-plugins-basic.
I'm not bothering to reopen the bug, but IMO the bug is still there.
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