[Bug 671649] Re: package boinc-client 6.10.17 dfsg-3ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 6
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Sat Nov 6 13:02:07 UTC 2010
** Description changed:
Binary package hint: boinc
Rather than using Synaptic or Ubuntu Software Center, I typed 'sudo aptitude install -v boinc-client boinc-manager' into a terminal.
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
I expected all the files to install, but they didn't.
+ ERROR during install:
+ Unpacking boinc-client (from .../boinc-client_6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1_i386.deb) ...
+ Selecting previously deselected package libwxbase2.8-0.
+ Unpacking libwxbase2.8-0 (from .../libwxbase2.8-0_126.96.36.199-0ubuntu1.2_i386.deb) ...
+ Selecting previously deselected package libwxgtk2.8-0.
+ Unpacking libwxgtk2.8-0 (from .../libwxgtk2.8-0_188.8.131.52-0ubuntu1.2_i386.deb) ...
+ Selecting previously deselected package boinc-manager.
+ Unpacking boinc-manager (from .../boinc-manager_6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1_i386.deb) ...
+ Selecting previously deselected package schedtool.
+ Unpacking schedtool (from .../schedtool_1.3.0-1_i386.deb) ...
+ Processing triggers for man-db ...
+ dpkg: error processing man-db (--unpack):
+ subprocess installed post-installation script killed by signal (Segmentation fault)
+ Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
+ ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot
+ Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
+ Processing triggers for python-gmenu ...
+ Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/desktop.en_US.utf8.cache...
+ Processing triggers for python-support ...
+ Errors were encountered while processing:
+ ERROR during removal:
+ Removing boinc-client ...
+ [31m*[39;49m BOINC data directory '/var/lib/boinc-client' does not exist.
+ invoke-rc.d: initscript boinc-client, action "stop" failed.
+ dpkg: error processing boinc-client (--purge):
+ subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 6
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: boinc-client 6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-25.45-generic 184.108.40.206+drm33.7
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-25-generic i686
Date: Fri Nov 5 08:48:41 2010
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 6
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
Title: package boinc-client 6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 6
Pre-removal script should not abort with missing boinc data directory (exit status 6)
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