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and subject line Bug#848092: Removed package(s) from unstable
has caused the Debian Bug report #847997,
regarding golang-github-jessevdk-go-flags-dev: Cannot bo co-installed 
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Package: golang-github-jessevdk-go-flags-dev
Version: 1.1-1
Severity: grave
Control: tag -1 patch

Dear Maintainer,

when trying to install golang-github-jessevdk-go-flags-dev, I got the
following error:

| Preparing to unpack .../0-golang-github-jessevdk-go-flags-dev_1.1-1_all.deb 
| Unpacking golang-github-jessevdk-go-flags-dev (1.1-1) ...
| dpkg: error processing archive 
|  trying to overwrite 
'/usr/share/gocode/src/', which is also in 
package golang-go-flags-dev 0.0~git20160302-1

At least a Breaks/Replaces is needed; Since golang-go-flags-dev is
superseeded by this package, it might also make sense to add a
transitional package. (In this case, you should make Brekas/Replaces

>From 84ddd477f3b6754209bd8701f5a8cb29dbb5aa07 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Hilko Bengen <>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:36:20 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] Add Brekas/Replaces: golang-go-flags-dev

 debian/control | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/debian/control b/debian/control
index f6e368f..f38bdf7 100644
--- a/debian/control
+++ b/debian/control
@@ -17,6 +17,8 @@ Architecture: all
 Depends: ${shlibs:Depends},
+Breaks: golang-go-flags-dev
+Replaces: golang-go-flags-dev
 Description: Go library for parsing command line arguments
  This library provides similar functionality to the builtin flag library
  of go, but provides much more functionality and nicer formatting. From

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Version: 1.1-1+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package golang-github-jessevdk-go-flags has just been removed from the 
Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see

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