[Pkg-samba-maint] [Pkg-giraffe-maintainers] Bug#857377: kopano-dev: fails to upgrade from 'jessie' - trying to overwrite /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libmapi.so

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 20:26:12 UTC 2017

2017-03-13 18:46 GMT+01:00 Guido Günther <agx at sigxcpu.org>:
> using a conflict would solve the issue for the moment.

Again, what is needed here is Breaks+replace. Conflicts should only be
used on rare cases (i.e when the wrong file loaded would make a
program crash for example).

THere is a lintian warning explaining this:

And reading the policy about Breaks, COnflicts, Replaces and Provides
would also help:

(NB: We have a lot of Conflicts in samba, and most or all of them
could just be breaks).


Mathieu Parent

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