package mediatomb-daemon 0.12.1-0ubuntu2 [modified: usr/share/doc/mediatomb-daemon/changelog.Debian.gz] failed to install/upgrade: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting a removal.

Bug #990640 reported by Talal Ahmed on 2012-04-28
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Bug Description

Problem occured after updating 11.10 to 12.04 lts.
Now I can't install or unstall any package without getting this message.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: mediatomb-daemon 0.12.1-0ubuntu2 [modified: usr/share/doc/mediatomb-daemon/changelog.Debian.gz]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.37-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-24-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu7
AptOrdering:
 mediatomb: Purge
 mediatomb-daemon: Purge
 mediatomb-common: Purge
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Apr 28 20:11:09 2012
DpkgTerminalLog:
 Removing mediatomb ...
 Purging configuration files for mediatomb ...
 dpkg: error processing mediatomb-daemon (--purge):
  Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
  reinstall it before attempting a removal.
ErrorMessage: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting a removal.
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release i386 (20111012)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: mediatomb
Title: package mediatomb-daemon 0.12.1-0ubuntu2 [modified: usr/share/doc/mediatomb-daemon/changelog.Debian.gz] failed to install/upgrade: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting a removal.
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
mtime.conffile..etc.mediatomb.config.xml: 2012-04-19T10:24:02.158981

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