Debian GNU/Linux

package pymsnt 0.11.3-5 failed to remove: subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 1

Reported by Nuno Salgado on 2011-08-15
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pymsnt (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
pymsnt (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

after apt-get install pymsnt i try to apt-get purge pymsnt

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: pymsnt 0.11.3-5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-10.46-generic 2.6.38.7
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-10-generic i686
AptOrdering: pymsnt: Purge
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Aug 15 11:46:49 2011
DpkgTerminalLog:
 Removing pymsnt ...
 Stopping MSN transport for Jabber: No python found running; none killed.
 invoke-rc.d: initscript pymsnt, action "stop" failed.
 dpkg: error processing pymsnt (--purge):
  subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 1
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: pymsnt
Title: package pymsnt 0.11.3-5 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Nuno Salgado (nuno-salgado) wrote :
Julian Taylor (jtaylor) on 2011-08-15
Changed in pymsnt (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Julian Taylor (jtaylor) wrote :

this appears to be happening when the daemon is not running at the time of removal as the stop command then returns a non-zero exit code.
A startup failure is not logged see http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=614495

Changed in pymsnt (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in pymsnt (Debian):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in pymsnt (Debian):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Julian Taylor (jtaylor) on 2013-11-10
Changed in pymsnt (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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