package boinc-client 6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1: chmod: cannot access `/etc/boinc-client/global_prefs_override.xml'

Bug #572612 reported by billjoie
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boinc (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: boinc

Boinc seems to be running fine at the moment, but dpkg complains of conflict

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: boinc-client 6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.32-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic i686
AptOrdering:
 kdocker: Install
 boinc-client: Configure
 boinc: Configure
 kdocker: Configure
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Apr 30 22:19:11 2010
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091028.5)
SourcePackage: boinc
Title: package boinc-client 6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

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billjoie (joie-bill) wrote :
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Gianfranco Costamagna (costamagnagianfranco) wrote :

could you try to do:

sudo apt-get purge boinc

sudo apt-get install boinc

thanks

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Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your report.

The relevant error is
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Setting up boinc-client (6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1) ...
chmod: cannot access `/etc/boinc-client/global_prefs_override.xml': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing boinc-client (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

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Daniel Hahler (blueyed) wrote :

Does the directory /etc/boinc-client exist at all on your system?

However, the post-installation script should not fail if the file in non-existent probably.

Changed in boinc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
summary: package boinc-client 6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade:
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status
- 1
+ 1: chmod: cannot access `/etc/boinc-client/global_prefs_override.xml'
Daniel Hahler (blueyed)
Changed in boinc (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package boinc - 6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu2

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boinc (6.10.17+dfsg-3ubuntu2) maverick; urgency=low

  * Check that files exist on which we tweak permissions
    during post-installation (LP: #572612)
 -- Daniel Hahler <email address hidden> Sun, 02 May 2010 00:39:26 +0200

Changed in boinc (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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