package libkf5webkit5:amd64 5.26.0-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1665631 reported by Sudhir Reddy on 2017-02-17

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Bug Description

crashing after update

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.10
Package: libkf5webkit5:amd64 5.26.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-62.83-generic 4.4.40
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-62-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu8.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Feb 17 15:01:54 2017
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libkf5webkit5:amd64:5.26.0-0ubuntu1
 Setting up gir1.2-totem-plparser-1.0:amd64 (3.10.7-1ubuntu1) ...
 dpkg: error processing package libkf5webkit5:amd64 (--configure):
  package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should
ErrorMessage: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-11-25 (815 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Release amd64 (20141022.1)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.10ubuntu1
 apt 1.3.4
SourcePackage: kdewebkit
Title: package libkf5webkit5:amd64 5.26.0-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Sudhir Reddy (t-sudhirkumar) wrote :
Sudhir Reddy (t-sudhirkumar) wrote :

crashing after update to 16.10

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
dino99 (9d9) wrote :

This is an unsupported release now. Please think to install the next LTS 'Bionic 18.04'

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-next/daily-live/current/
https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/02/ubuntu-18-04-minimal-install-option

Changed in kdewebkit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) wrote :

Marking as Invalid because the release is EOL is not correct. Marking as Incomplete. Also, 18.04 is (at the time of writing) still in development, and you should expect some breakage.
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Responses#Release_has_reached_End_of_Life_.28EOL.29

Reporter, is this still present on 17.10 or 16.04?

Changed in kdewebkit (Ubuntu):
status: Invalid → Incomplete
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