package libbinutils:amd64 2.30-20ubuntu2~18.04 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1775994 reported by Shirish on 2018-06-09
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binutils (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

as I opened the laptop, I got this bug error

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: libbinutils:amd64 2.30-20ubuntu2~18.04
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-22.24-generic 4.15.17
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-22-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.2
AptOrdering:
 binutils:amd64: Install
 binutils-common:amd64: Install
 NULL: ConfigurePending
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jun 9 02:55:07 2018
Dependencies:
 binutils-common 2.30-20ubuntu2~18.04
 gcc-8-base 8-20180414-1ubuntu2
 libc6 2.27-3ubuntu1
 libgcc1 1:8-20180414-1ubuntu2
 zlib1g 1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libbinutils:amd64:2.30-20ubuntu2~18.04
 Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...
 dpkg: error processing package libbinutils:amd64 (--configure):
  package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should
ErrorMessage: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-05-31 (9 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180426)
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.5, python3-minimal, 3.6.5-3
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.15rc1, python-minimal, 2.7.15~rc1-1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu2
 apt 1.6.1
SourcePackage: binutils
Title: package libbinutils:amd64 2.30-20ubuntu2~18.04 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Shirish (pokharelshirish) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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