Error from dpkg while installing from the jenkins-ci apt repository:
Steps to reproduce:
- Install jenkins from the standard Ubuntu repositories. (currently 1.424). Ubuntu splits jenkins into packages jenkins and jenkins-common.
- Add the jenkins-ci repository to /etc/apt/sources.list.
- apt-get update
- apt-get -u upgrade
- observe that jenkins will be upgraded. Note that jenkins-common is not mentioned.
- During upgrade, apt reports the error shown above.
Suggested fix: Consider adding "conflicts: jenkins-common".