[Pkg-tcltk-devel] Bug#560819: ..say: "tcllib is broken by tcl8-4.doc's '/usr/share/man/man3/msgcat.3tcl.gz'."

Arnt Karlsen arnt at c2i.net
Sat Dec 12 17:17:15 UTC 2009

Package: tcllib
Version: 1.11.1-dfsg-2 and tcllib_1.12-dfsg-1_all.deb
Severity: normal

...(redacted out unicode-screensaver bug from) aptitude snippet:
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Reading package fields... Done
Reading package status... Done
Retrieving bug reports... Done
Parsing Found/Fixed information... Done
Reading changelogs...
(Reading database ... 926092 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace tcllib 1.11.1-dfsg-2 (using .../tcllib_1.12-dfsg-1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement tcllib ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/tcllib_1.12-dfsg-1_all.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/man/man3/msgcat.3tcl.gz', which is also in package tcl8.4-doc 0:8.4.19-4
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
Updating Debian Packages of System Configurations (dpsyco).
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/locale: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/gnome/help: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/omf: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML: 0 KiB

Total disk space freed by localepurge: 0 KiB

E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install.  Trying to recover:
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-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-trunk-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages tcllib depends on:
ii  tcl                           8.4.16-2   The Tool Command Language (default
ii  tcl8.3 [tclsh]                8.3.5-14   Tcl (the Tool Command Language) v8
ii  tcl8.4 [tclsh]                8.4.19-4   Tcl (the Tool Command Language) v8
ii  tcl8.5 [tclsh]                8.5.8-2    Tcl (the Tool Command Language) v8

tcllib recommends no packages.

tcllib suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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