During routine update, package conflict between base-files and mysql-shared
deshantm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 04:50:53 UTC 2005
I am getting the following error:
doing an apt-get upgrade:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
The following packages will be upgraded:
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/35.4kB of archives.
After unpacking 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Preconfiguring packages ...
(Reading database ... 70976 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace base-files 3.1.0ubuntu2 (using
Unpacking replacement base-files ...
dpkg: error processing
trying to overwrite `/usr/lib64', which is also in package mysql-shared
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
I was wondering what the easiest way to resolve the problem is?
dpkg -l mysql-shared gives:
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Description
ii mysql-shared 4.1.10a-1 MySQL - Shared libraries
the same version of mysql-server and mysql-client are installed.
I am willing to upgrade mysql if necessary, but i need to have at least 4.1
since it supports subqueries.
Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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