package samba-common 2:4.1.17+dfsg-4ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 128

Bug #1525662 reported by Tony on 2015-12-13
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
samba (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

I'm not sure if I need samba; I was trying to install video transcoding software when my package manager (Ubuntu Software Center) prompted me to install a few samba-related packages as well.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: samba-common 2:4.1.17+dfsg-4ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-19.23-generic 4.2.6
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Dec 13 00:55:45 2015
DuplicateSignature: package:samba-common:2:4.1.17+dfsg-4ubuntu3:subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 128
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 128
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-10-29 (44 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
PackageArchitecture: all
RelatedPackageVersions:
 nautilus 1:3.14.2-0ubuntu12
 gvfs 1.24.2-0ubuntu4
SambaClientRegression: No
SourcePackage: samba
Title: package samba-common 2:4.1.17+dfsg-4ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 128
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Tony (aksebro) wrote :
Robie Basak (racb) wrote :

From log:

Setting up samba-common (2:4.1.17+dfsg-4ubuntu3) ...
Use of uninitialized value $reply in scalar chomp at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 66.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 67.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in split at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 68.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in scalar chomp at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 66.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 67.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in split at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 68.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in scalar chomp at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 66.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 67.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in split at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 68.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in scalar chomp at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 66.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 67.
Use of uninitialized value $reply in split at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 68.
dpkg: error processing package samba-common (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 128

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in samba (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Changed in samba (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
David (berno-david) wrote :

No info.. Sorry

David (berno-david) wrote :

Good morning.
I have some problems with Ubuntu.
There are no developer free in this moment?
Thanks
David

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