package python3-distutils 3.6.4-4 failed to install/upgrade: installed python3-distutils package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1

Bug #1755387 reported by Jaroslav Svoboda on 2018-03-13
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python3-stdlib-extensions (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Happened when upgrading from 17.10

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: python3-distutils 3.6.4-4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.10.0-10.12+IntelAtom-linuxium 4.10.0
Uname: Linux 4.10.0-10-linuxium x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Mar 13 06:52:17 2018
DuplicateSignature:
 package:python3-distutils:3.6.4-4
 Setting up python3-distutils (3.6.4-4) ...
 Sorry: ValueError: source code string cannot contain null bytes
 dpkg: error processing package python3-distutils (--configure):
  installed python3-distutils package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1
ErrorMessage: installed python3-distutils package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1
PackageArchitecture: all
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.4+, python3-minimal, 3.6.4-1
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.14+, python-minimal, 2.7.14-4
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu1
 apt 1.6~beta1
SourcePackage: python3-stdlib-extensions
Title: package python3-distutils 3.6.4-4 failed to install/upgrade: installed python3-distutils package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2018-03-13 (0 days ago)

Jaroslav Svoboda (multi-flexi) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Jaroslav Svoboda (multi-flexi) wrote :

downloading deb package and installing it manually worked

Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

bad download

Changed in python3-stdlib-extensions (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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