package mythtv-common 2:30.0+fixes.20190817.5cde0578d8-0ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: installed mythtv-common package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 2

Bug #1861593 reported by Rod Smith on 2020-02-02
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Bug Description

Permissions problem creating file in /tmp. I worked around it by temporarily removing the sticky bit on /tmp; this enabled the package to install, but is obviously unacceptable in a release package.

This occurred on upgrading a MythTV frontend box from Eoan to Focal development.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: mythtv-common 2:30.0+fixes.20190817.5cde0578d8-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.4.0-12.15-generic 5.4.8
Uname: Linux 5.4.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu16
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Feb 1 16:11:43 2020
ErrorMessage: installed mythtv-common package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 2
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-10-23 (831 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
Installed_mythtv_dbg: 2:30.0+fixes.20190817.5cde0578d8-0ubuntu3
MythTVDirectoryPermissions:
 total 0
 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 6 Jan 9 10:48 videos
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.7, Python 3.7.6, python3-minimal, 3.7.5-1ubuntu1
PythonDetails: N/A
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.7ubuntu2
 apt 1.9.8
SourcePackage: mythtv
Title: package mythtv-common 2:30.0+fixes.20190817.5cde0578d8-0ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: installed mythtv-common package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 2
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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