Can't install , update or uninstall Postgre 8.4 on lucyd, also can't start the server.

Bug #615511 reported by Esteban Mejía on 2010-08-09
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: postgresql-8.4

1)Description: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS
Release: 10.04

2)postgresql:
  Instalados: 8.4.4-0ubuntu10.04
  Candidato: 8.4.4-0ubuntu10.04
  Tabla de versión:
 *** 8.4.4-0ubuntu10.04 0
        500 http://co.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid-updates/main Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid-security/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     8.4.3-1 0
        500 http://co.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid/main Packages
3)I'm trying to uninstall or reinstal postgreSQL 8.4 Because it does not work poperty, i am using synaptic to do that.
4)Instead it uninstall it shoew an error like this:

E: postgresql-8.4: el subproceso script post-installation instalado devolvió el código de salida de error 1
E: postgresql: problemas de dependencias - se deja sin configurar

Esteban Mejía (estebitan-com) wrote :

I have tried that but it does not work also I change the permissions of the folder:

drwxrwxrwx 11 postgres postgres 4096 2009-11-08 23:14 main

also I'm tryin too to start up the postgre server but i'm getting the message:

pg_ctl: invalid data in PID file "/opt/PostgreSQL/8.4/data/postmaster.pid" PostgreSQL 8.4 did not start in a timely fashion, please see /opt/PostgreSQL/8.4/data/pg_log/startup.log for details invoke-rc.d: initscript postgresql-8.4, action "start" failed. dpkg: error al procesar postgresql-8.4 (--configure):

also when i want to update my system we get an error:

E: postgresql-8.4: el subproceso script post-installation instalado devolvió el código de salida de error 1
E: postgresql: problemas de dependencias - se deja sin configurar

summary: - Can't install , update or uninstall Postgre 8.4 on lucyd
+ Can't install , update or uninstall Postgre 8.4 on lucyd, also can't
+ start the server.
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