[Python-modules-team] Bug#918650: python3-pdfminer: missing Breaks+Replaces: python-pdfminer (<< 20181108)

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Mon Jan 7 22:39:46 GMT 2019

Package: python3-pdfminer
Version: 20181108+dfsg-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 .../python3-pdfminer_20181108+dfsg-1_all.deb ...
  Unpacking python3-pdfminer (20181108+dfsg-1) ...
  dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/python3-pdfminer_20181108+dfsg-1_all.deb (--unpack):
   trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/dumppdf', which is also in package python-pdfminer 20140328+dfsg-2
  dpkg-deb: error: paste subprocess was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
  Errors were encountered while processing:


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