firefox-3.5-gnome-support failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #398121 reported by awadhesh v
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu)
High
Alexander Sack

Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox-3.5

firefox-3.5 failed to update/install..

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ErrorMessage: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Package: firefox-3.5-gnome-support 3.5+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1
SourcePackage: firefox-3.5
Title: package firefox-3.5-gnome-support 3.5+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-13-generic i686

Error appears to be:
touch: cannot touch `/usr/lib/firefox-3.5*/.autoreg': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing firefox-3.5-gnome-support (--configure):

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awadhesh v (awadheshv) wrote :
Micah Gersten (micahg)
description: updated
summary: - package firefox-3.5-gnome-support 3.5+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1 failed
- to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error
- exit status 1
+ firefox-3.5-gnome-support failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-
+ installation script returned error exit status 1
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Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this to Ubuntu. We have enough information for someone to start working on this issue. If we need anything else, we will let you know.

Changed in firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Alexander Sack (asac)
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
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Alexander Sack (asac) wrote :

bzr commit -m '* fix LP: #398121 - firefox-3.5-gnome-support failed to install/upgrade; we
  make the postinst script more failsafe
  - update debian/firefox-3.5-gnome-support.postinst.in' --fixes 'lp:398121'
Committing to: bzr+ssh://<email address hidden>/~mozillateam/firefox/firefox-3.1.head/
modified debian/changelog
modified debian/firefox-3.5-gnome-support.postinst.in
Committed revision 435.

Changed in firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
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Alexander Sack (asac) wrote :

also fixed for 3.6 and 3.0.
 ---
bzr commit -m '* fix LP: #398121 - firefox-3.5-gnome-support failed to install/upgrade; we
  make the postinst script more failsafe
  - update debian/firefox-3.6-gnome-support.postinst.in' --fixes 'lp:398121'
Committing to: bzr+ssh://bazaar.launchpad.net/~mozillateam/firefox/firefox-3.2.head/
modified debian/changelog
modified debian/firefox-3.6-gnome-support.postinst.in
Committed revision 430.
 ---
bzr commit -m '* fix LP: #398121 - firefox-3.5-gnome-support failed to install/upgrade; we
  make the postinst script more failsafe
  - update debian/firefox-3.0-gnome-support.postinst.in' --fixes 'lp:398121'
Committing to: bzr+ssh://<email address hidden>/~mozillateam/firefox/firefox-3.0.head/
modified debian/changelog
modified debian/firefox-3.0-gnome-support.postinst.in
Committed revision 406.

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package firefox-3.5 - 3.5.1+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu1

---------------
firefox-3.5 (3.5.1+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low

  * security/stability update v3.5.1 build1 (FIREFOX_3_5_1_BUILD1)
  * fix LP: #396460 - Firefox 3.5 'final' version is in repos but tooltip
    in menu says 'beta'; we update the shiretoko desktop file to not
    say "beta" anymore
    - update debian/firefox-3.5-shiretoko.desktop
  * fix LP: #398121 - firefox-3.5-gnome-support failed to install/upgrade; we
    make the postinst script more failsafe
    - update debian/firefox-3.5-gnome-support.postinst.in

 -- Alexander Sack <email address hidden> Thu, 16 Jul 2009 18:27:57 +0200

Changed in firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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