package mysql-server-5.1 5.1.37-1ubuntu5.4 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #641125 reported by bandara on 2010-09-17

This bug report was converted into a question: question #125871: how can I upgrade or re-install a package if I have misconfigured it in the past.

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Bug Description

cant unstall mysql server after change config file i want to install mysql again help me

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Sep 17 12:00:06 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
MySQLConf.etc.mysql.conf.d.mysqld.safe.syslog.cnf:
 [mysqld_safe]
 syslog
Package: mysql-server-5.1 5.1.37-1ubuntu5.4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic-pae
SourcePackage: mysql-dfsg-5.1
Title: package mysql-server-5.1 5.1.37-1ubuntu5.4 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic-pae i686

bandara (nwadmin) wrote :
Clint Byrum (clint-fewbar) wrote :

Hello bandara,

This is really a question, not a bug, as dpkg is supposed to leave config files alone if you have changed them.

Changed in mysql-dfsg-5.1 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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