[Pkg-sugar-devel] Bug#783890: sugar-etoys-activity: fails to install, trying to overwrite files from sugar-artwork-*

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Fri May 1 00:25:25 UTC 2015

Package: sugar-etoys-activity
Version: 116-4
Severity: serious
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: piuparts
Control: affects -1 + sugar-0.104-icon-theme sugar-artwork-0.84 sugar-artwork-0.88 sugar-artwork-0.96 sugar-artwork-0.98


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 sugar-etoys-activity.
  Preparing to unpack .../sugar-etoys-activity_116-4_all.deb ...
  Unpacking sugar-etoys-activity (116-4) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/sugar-etoys-activity_116-4_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/share/icons/sugar/scalable/mimetypes/application-x-squeak-project.svg', which is also in package sugar-artwork-0.98 0.98.4-2
  Processing triggers for systemd (215-17) ...
  Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.3-1) ...
  Errors were encountered while processing:

Similar problems occur with


Since all these packages either conflict or can coexist (didn't check)
I assume the failure to be in sugar-etoys-activity which does not
fit itself into the scheme adopted by the other packages.


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