[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#602510: sysvinit: Please consider conflicting/breaking with sysvutils (used in Ubuntu Hardy)

Daniel Hahler debian-bugs at thequod.de
Fri Nov 5 13:05:16 UTC 2010

Package: sysvinit
Severity: normal

When dist-upgrading a Ubuntu Hardy box to Debian testing, I am getting
the following error:

Unpacking sysvinit-utils (from .../sysvinit-utils_2.88dsf-12_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/sysvinit-utils_2.88dsf-12_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/sbin/sulogin', which is also in package sysvutils 2.86.ds1-14.1ubuntu45.1
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

While this is not supported officially, adding a Conflict/Break
against "sysvutils" (which was never used in Debian?!) would make this
more smooth.

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