[pick maintainer in thread]
[mmh upstream in thread]

Hello.

In attachment bug report about the fact, that mmh package in debian
installs pick.1 manpage, and same does unrelated `pick' package.

Submitter proposed to rename pick(1), but I am relucant to do it,
because it may break expectations of other tools.

I heard it is somehow possible to write manpage in a way, that I
install it into `mmh_pick.1' file, but `man pick' still chooses it,
but I am no troff wizard. Any suggestion how to fix issue?
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Package: mmh
Version: 0.3-1
Severity: important

Dear Maintainer,

I can't install mmh because it conflicts with files that are present in a
completely unrelated package (pick, a" utility to choose one option from a set
of choices"):

***
Preparing to unpack .../archives/mmh_0.3-1_i386.deb ...
Unpacking mmh (0.3-1) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/mmh_0.3-1_i386.deb
(--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/man/man1/pick.1.gz', which is also in package
pick 1.1.1-1+b1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 /var/cache/apt/archives/mmh_0.3-1_i386.deb
***

Could you, perhaps, pick another name for the pick utility contained in your
package?

Thanks and best regards!

Andreas



-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 4.7.0-1-686-pae (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)


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