package emacs21 21.4a+1-5.6 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script killed by signal (Interrupt)

Bug #368064 reported by carl on 2009-04-27
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emacs21 (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: emacs21

summary says it all. When upgrading to 9.04 the installer hangs at install/auctex for package emacs21 21.4a+1-5.6

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ErrorMessage: subprocess post-installation script killed by signal (Interrupt)
Package: emacs21 21.4a+1-5.6
SourcePackage: emacs21
Title: package emacs21 21.4a+1-5.6 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script killed by signal (Interrupt)
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-6-386 i686

carl (carl-heydtmann) wrote :
carl (carl-heydtmann) wrote :

It turns out that my system time was incorrect (years in the past) which caused an infinite loop in the make scripts.... setting the system time correctly resolved the problem.

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

This bug report is being closed due to your last comment regarding this being fixed with an update. For future reference you can manage the status of your own bugs by clicking on the current status in the yellow line and then choosing a new status in the drop down box. You can learn more about bug statuses at http://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Status . Thank you again for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Feel free to submit any future bugs you may find.

Changed in emacs21 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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