[Pkg-phototools-devel] Bug#880213: libexif-doc: fails to upgrade from 'testing' - trying to overwrite /usr/share/doc-base/libexif-api

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Mon Oct 30 17:05:39 UTC 2017

Package: libexif-doc
Version: 0.6.21-3
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 libexif-doc.
  Preparing to unpack .../libexif-doc_0.6.21-3_all.deb ...
  Unpacking libexif-doc (0.6.21-3) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libexif-doc_0.6.21-3_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/doc-base/libexif-api', which is also in package libexif-dev:amd64 0.6.21-2.1
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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