[ubuntu-uk] Re: hoary->breezy upgrade fails on libofx2

David M lists2005 at viewport.ukfsn.org
Tue Oct 18 17:19:19 CDT 2005

David M wrote in gmane.linux.ubuntu.user 
 about: hoary->breezy upgrade fails on libofx2 

> I've upgraded my /etc/apt/sources.list accordingly.
> apt-get dist-upgrade seemed to have fetched everything needed ok, and
> started the actual upgrade. Everything seemed to proceed ok for a while
> (apart from perl grumbling noisily about locale settings on every
> occasion), until it all ground to a halt over libofx2:
> Unpacking libofx2 (from .../libofx2_1%3a0.8.0-3ubuntu8_i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/libofx2_1%3a0.8.0-3ubuntu8_i386.deb (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite `/usr/share/libofx/dtd/opensp.dcl', which is also
> in package libofx0c102
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  /var/cache/apt/archives/libofx2_1%3a0.8.0-3ubuntu8_i386.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)


..and a bit of pushing and shoving, solves this problem, fortunately.

(It's a bit messy that the newer library doesn't cleanly upgrade over
the old version automatically by itself, though.. For the kind of 
Linux-newbie friends I'm trying to convert to Ubuntu, this would be a 
bit of a show-stopper for them :-( )

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