package apport 1.18-0ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #723670 reported by Jimmy Xu on 2011-02-23
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apport (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: apport

Apport will fail to configure itself when /etc/default/apport contains:
    enabled=0
Which prevented `service apport start' from being executed.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: apport 1.18-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-4.31-generic 2.6.38-rc5
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-4-generic x86_64
ApportLog:

Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: e83647132cfcb6c12c872863e23826f1
CheckboxSystem: edda5d4f616ca792bf437989cb597002
CrashReports: 644:0:0:677727:2011-02-23 03:24:47.447273000 +0000:2011-02-23 11:58:11.352122373 +0000:/var/crash/apport.0.crash
Date: Wed Feb 23 03:24:48 2011
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta amd64 (20100318)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: apport
Title: package apport 1.18-0ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Jimmy Xu (jimmyxu) wrote :
Philip Muškovac (yofel) wrote :

Thank you for taking your time to report this bug. For some reason the post-installation script doesn't ignore the error that happens when apport fails to start because it's disabled.

Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
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