[DRE-maint] Bug#940495: ruby-gnome-dev: missing Breaks+Replaces: ruby-gnome2-dev (<< 3.3.8)

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Mon Sep 16 13:58:17 BST 2019

Package: ruby-gnome-dev
Version: 3.3.8-1
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...):

  Preparing to unpack .../ruby-gnome-dev_3.3.8-1_amd64.deb ...
  Unpacking ruby-gnome-dev:amd64 (3.3.8-1) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/ruby-gnome-dev_3.3.8-1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/glib-mkenums.rb', which is also in package ruby-gnome2-dev:amd64 3.3.7-2
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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