[pkg-php-pear] Bug#778454: jsonlint: /usr/bin/jsonlint conflit with python-demjson

Jerome Robert jeromerobert at gmx.com
Sun Feb 15 10:28:27 UTC 2015

Package: jsonlint
Version: 1.3.1-1
Severity: normal

/usr/bin/jsonlint is already installed by python-demjson. May be it should just be renamed to jsonlint-php instead of adding a Conflit: relation.

# apt-get install jsonlint
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 114 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/10.4 kB of archives.
After this operation, 82.9 kB of additional disk space will be used.
debconf: delaying package configuration, since apt-utils is not installed
(Reading database ... 189101 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../jsonlint_1.3.1-1_all.deb ...
Unpacking jsonlint (1.3.1-1) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/jsonlint_1.3.1-1_all.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/jsonlint', which is also in package python-demjson 2.2.2-1
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (900, 'testing'), (800, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

More information about the pkg-php-pear mailing list