package runit 2.1.1-6.2ubuntu2.1 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #1485988 reported by Felix on 2015-08-18
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
runit (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Upgrade from Lucid to Precise from the command line (update manager would not start. That's a new problem, though I rarely use it.)

Looks like things are dead. Here's the last little bit of the printout:

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Setting up openoffice.org-emailmerge (1:3.3.0-7ubuntu7) ...
Processing triggers for python-central ...
Setting up ubuntu-vm-builder (0.12.4+bzr477-0ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Processing triggers for libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 ...
Processing triggers for python-support ...
Processing triggers for dictionaries-common ...
Processing triggers for resolvconf ...
Processing triggers for menu ...
Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-89-generic
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
Processing triggers for python-central ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
 fglrx
 fglrx-amdcccle
 runit
Error in function:

A fatal error occurred

Please report this as a bug and include the files
/var/log/dist-upgrade/main.log and /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log in
your report. The upgrade has aborted.
Your original sources.list was saved in
/etc/apt/sources.list.distUpgrade.

SystemError: E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

ERROR: hook /usr/share/apport/general-hooks/ubuntu.py crashed:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apport/report.py", line 729, in add_hooks_info
    symb['add_info'](self, ui)
  File "/usr/share/apport/general-hooks/ubuntu.py", line 52, in add_info
    check_attachment_for_errors(report, log)
  File "/usr/share/apport/general-hooks/ubuntu.py", line 164, in check_attachment_for_errors
    if attachment in report and re.search(grub_error, report[attachment], re.MULTILINE):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/re.py", line 142, in search
    return _compile(pattern, flags).search(string)
TypeError: expected string or buffer
Sessions still open, not unmounting
Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0".

Now what?

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: runit 2.1.1-6.2ubuntu2.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-74.142-generic 2.6.32.63+drm33.26
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-74-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.9
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Aug 18 03:36:35 2015
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: runit
Title: package runit 2.1.1-6.2ubuntu2.1 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2015-08-18 (0 days ago)

Felix (felix-ubuntu) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in runit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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