package libmtp-common 1.1.6-20-g1b9f164-1ubuntu2.1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1645122 reported by Antti Ripatti on 2016-11-27
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libmtp (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.19-0ubuntu6.9) ...
Käsittelyssä tapahtui liian monta virhettä:
 libmtp-common
 libmtp9:i386
 libmtp-dev:i386
 libmtp-runtime
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: libmtp-common 1.1.6-20-g1b9f164-1ubuntu2.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-91.138-generic 3.13.11-ckt39
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-91-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.21
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Nov 27 20:20:10 2016
Dependencies:

DuplicateSignature: package:libmtp-common:1.1.6-20-g1b9f164-1ubuntu2.1:package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
ErrorMessage: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-08-09 (1570 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20120423)
PackageArchitecture: all
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.17.5ubuntu5.7
 apt 1.0.1ubuntu2.15
SourcePackage: libmtp
Title: package libmtp-common 1.1.6-20-g1b9f164-1ubuntu2.1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-08-08 (842 days ago)

Antti Ripatti (antti-i) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in libmtp (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :

from HookError_source_libmtp.txt:
NameError: name 'attach_related_packages' is not defined

Not sure if that relevant to this bug. The duplicate report is in German for those not so fluent in Finnish ;-)

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