package perl 5.30.0-9ubuntu0.2 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1903271 reported by Sam Tyagaraj on 2020-11-06
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Bug Description

reports of dependancies not installed

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: perl 5.30.0-9ubuntu0.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.4.0-52.57-generic 5.4.65
Uname: Linux 5.4.0-52-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.4
AptOrdering:
 perl-base:amd64: Install
 perl-base:amd64: Configure
 perl-modules-5.30:amd64: Install
 NULL: ConfigurePending
Architecture: amd64
CasperMD5CheckResult: skip
Date: Fri Nov 6 08:10:34 2020
DuplicateSignature:
 package:perl:5.30.0-9ubuntu0.2
 Setting up libperl5.30:amd64 (5.30.0-9ubuntu0.2) ...
 dpkg: error processing package perl (--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 2020-11-05 (1 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS "Focal Fossa" - Release amd64 (20200731)
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.8, Python 3.8.2, python3-minimal, 3.8.2-0ubuntu2
PythonDetails: N/A
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.7ubuntu3
 apt 2.0.2ubuntu0.1
SourcePackage: perl
Title: package perl 5.30.0-9ubuntu0.2 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)

Sam Tyagaraj (sdyagaraj) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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