package libc-dev-bin 2.23-0ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: package libc-dev-bin is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status 'half-installed')

Bug #1655904 reported by Daphne on 2017-01-12
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
glibc (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Errors were encountered while processing:
 libc-dev-bin
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: libc-dev-bin 2.23-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-31.50-generic 4.4.13
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-31-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Jan 12 15:29:37 2017
Dependencies:
 gcc-6-base 6.0.1-0ubuntu1
 libc6 2.23-0ubuntu3
 libgcc1 1:6.0.1-0ubuntu1
 manpages 4.04-2
 manpages-dev 4.04-2
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libc-dev-bin:2.23-0ubuntu3
 Processing triggers for ufw (0.35-0ubuntu2) ...
 dpkg: error processing package libc-dev-bin (--configure):
  package libc-dev-bin is not ready for configuration
ErrorMessage: package libc-dev-bin is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status 'half-installed')
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-07-30 (166 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.15ubuntu0.2
SourcePackage: glibc
Title: package libc-dev-bin 2.23-0ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: package libc-dev-bin is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status 'half-installed')
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Daphne (daph29) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in glibc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in glibc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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