On Thu, 08 Feb 2018, Järnfors Esko wrote:
> At least the packages for python-mvpa2 and python-mvpa2-lib 
> (2.6.4-2~nd14.04+1) for Ubuntu trusty contain an (erroneus) extra directory
> /DEBIAN/ with packaging-related files in it. These files conflict between 
> the packages and thus break upgrades. Can these be fixed please?

> Unpacking python-mvpa2 (2.6.4-2~nd14.04+1) over (2.6.4-1~nd14.04+1) ...
> dpkg: error processing archive 
> /var/cache/apt/archives/python-mvpa2_2.6.4-2~nd14.04+1_all.deb
> (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite '/DEBIAN/md5sums', which is also in package 
> python-mvpa2-lib 2.6.4-2~nd14.04+1 dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was
> killed by signal (Broken pipe)

ATM I can only say WOW and that you Järnfors have won some kind of a
prize for running into a most obscure and unique issue I have never seen
before ;)  I've reproduced it and now looking into it although
have little to no clue why that has happened.  Thanks for the report, I
will let you know whenever it is fixed

Yaroslav O. Halchenko
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