[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#426997: Bug#426997: nvidia-glx-legacy-71xx: dpkg-divert conflict

Randall Donald randy at khensu.org
Mon Aug 17 01:09:41 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-08-16 at 08:15 -0400, Jude Anthony wrote:
> Package: nvidia-glx-legacy-71xx
> Severity: normal
> Unpacking nvidia-glx-legacy-71xx (from .../nvidia-glx-legacy-71xx_71.86.07-1_i386.deb) ...
> dpkg-divert: `diversion of /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 to /usr/lib/nvidia/libGL.so.1.xlibmesa by nvidia-glx-legacy-71xx' clashes with `diversion of /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 to /usr/lib/nvidia/libGL.so.1.xlibmesa by nvidia-glx'
> dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/nvidia-glx-legacy-71xx_71.86.07-1_i386.deb (--unpack):
> subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 2
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  /var/cache/apt/archives/nvidia-glx-legacy-71xx_71.86.07-1_i386.deb

Edit /var/lib/dpkg/diversions (make a backup first)

Search for and remove the lines

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