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Re: [opensuse-factory] Problem upgrading python3-pycparser
On Tue, 2018-05-15 at 10:37 +0100, Michael Aquilina wrote:
Hi there,

I am encountering this issue when running `zypper dup`

The following package is going to be upgraded:
python3-pycparser

1 package to upgrade.
Overall download size: 0 B. Already cached: 201.0 KiB. After the
operation, additional 127.9 KiB will be used.
Continue? [y/n/...? shows all options] (y): y
In cache python3-pycparser-2.18-1.1.noarch.rpm
(1/1), 201.0 KiB ( 1.3 MiB
unpacked)
Checking for file conflicts:
...........................................................................................................[done]
(1/1) Installing: python3-pycparser-2.18-1.1.noarch
...................................................................................[error]
Installation of python3-pycparser-2.18-1.1.noarch failed:
Error: Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: error: unpacking of
archive failed on file
/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/pycparser-2.18-py3.6.egg-info: cpio:

This is a typical error when a package changes an entry from file to
directory or vice-versa. This is somethihng RPM does not handle (but
also something that should rarely happen in an RPM).

To get over this, you can remove the package (possibly forcing,
ignoring deps) and then reinstall it.

Cheers
Dominique
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