package indicator-weather 11.05.31-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #819292 reported by Toby Smithe on 2011-08-01
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
indicator-weather (Ubuntu)
Medium
Andrew Starr-Bochicchio

Bug Description

do-release-upgrade to oneiric

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: indicator-weather 11.05.31-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-10.46-generic 2.6.38.7
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-10-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl fglrx
Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: cb8560608953d46833a1bf646e78598a
CheckboxSystem: d00f84de8a555815fa1c4660280da308
Date: Mon Aug 1 14:22:27 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: indicator-weather
Title: package indicator-weather 11.05.31-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-08-01 (0 days ago)

Toby Smithe (tsmithe) wrote :
Toby Smithe (tsmithe) wrote :

Error snippet:

Creating autostart files...
mkdir: cannot create directory `/home/bcmwl-kernel-source_5.10.91.9+bdcom-0ubuntu4_amd64.deb': Not a directory
dpkg: error processing indicator-weather (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

I had some temporary files stored in /home. On removing them, the script succeeded: perhaps it is assuming that all files directly under /home are directories?

Changed in indicator-weather (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Andrew Starr-Bochicchio (andrewsomething)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package indicator-weather - 11.05.31-0ubuntu2

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indicator-weather (11.05.31-0ubuntu2) oneiric; urgency=low

  * debian/postinst: Make sure script only opperates on
    directories and not files (LP: #819292).
 -- Andrew Starr-Bochicchio <email address hidden> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 14:12:39 -0400

Changed in indicator-weather (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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