package mozilla-plugin-gnash 0.8.7-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2

Bug #549188 reported by Nigel Hathaway on 2010-03-26
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnash

Lucid beta...

Selecting previously deselected package mozilla-plugin-gnash.
(Reading database ... 117484 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking mozilla-plugin-gnash (from .../mozilla-plugin-gnash_0.8.7-0ubuntu1_i386.deb) ...
Setting up mozilla-plugin-gnash (0.8.7-0ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/iceape/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (iceape-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (iceweasel-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (mozilla-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (firefox-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/xulrunner/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (xulrunner-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/midbrowser/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (midbrowser-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (xulrunner-addons-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: error: unable to make /usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so.dpkg-tmp a symlink to /etc/alternatives/xulrunner-addons-flashplugin: No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing mozilla-plugin-gnash (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
 mozilla-plugin-gnash
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Setting up mozilla-plugin-gnash (0.8.7-0ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (xulrunner-addons-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: error: unable to make /usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so.dpkg-tmp a symlink to /etc/alternatives/xulrunner-addons-flashplugin: No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing mozilla-plugin-gnash (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
 mozilla-plugin-gnash

ProblemType: Package
AptOrdering:
 mozilla-plugin-gnash: Install
 mozilla-plugin-gnash: Configure
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Mar 26 22:32:57 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
InstallationMedia: Mythbuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta i386 (20100318)
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: mozilla-plugin-gnash 0.8.7-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-17.26-generic-pae 2.6.32.10+drm33.1
SourcePackage: gnash
Title: package mozilla-plugin-gnash 0.8.7-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-17-generic-pae i686

Nigel Hathaway (nhathaway) wrote :

root@panther:~# dpkg --configure mozilla-plugin-gnash
Setting up mozilla-plugin-gnash (0.8.7-0ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so to provide /usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so (xulrunner-addons-flashplugin) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: error: unable to make /usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so.dpkg-tmp a symlink to /etc/alternatives/xulrunner-addons-flashplugin: No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing mozilla-plugin-gnash (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
 mozilla-plugin-gnash

Changed in gnash (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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