[pkg-php-pear] Bug#675275: phpunit-selenium: fails to install, trying to overwrite other packages files: /usr/share/php/PHPUnit/Extensions/SeleniumTestCase.php

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Wed May 30 21:42:33 UTC 2012

Package: phpunit-selenium
Version: 1.2.6-1
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: piuparts


during a test with piuparts I noticed your package failed to install
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 phpunit-selenium.
  (Reading database ... 7602 files and directories currently installed.)
  Unpacking phpunit-selenium (from .../phpunit-selenium_1.2.6-1_all.deb) ...
  dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/phpunit-selenium_1.2.6-1_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/php/PHPUnit/Extensions/SeleniumTestCase.php', which is also in package phpunit 3.4.14-1
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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