E:Couldn't configure pre-depend libtinfo5 for libncurses5, probably a dependency cycle.

Bug #988730 reported by Ralf Hildebrandt on 2012-04-26
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update-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

During an upgrade from oneiric to precise I'm getting:

Get:975 http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe unhide amd64 20110113-4 [703 kB]
Fetched 447 MB in 6s (3289 kB/s)

Systemaktualisierung wird durchgeführt
start: Job is already running: apport
Fetched 0 B in 0s (0 B/s)
Exception during pm.DoInstall(): E:Couldn't configure pre-depend libtinfo5 for libncurses5, probably a dependency cycle.

Die Aktualisierungen konnten nicht installiert werden

Fehler beim Anwenden
'E:Couldn't configure pre-depend libtinfo5 for libncurses5, probably
a dependency cycle.'
Ursprünglicher Systemzustand wird wieder hergestellt

Ursprünglicher Systemzustand wird wieder hergestellt

Wird abgebrochen
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: update-manager-core 1:0.152.25.9
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-19.32-virtual 3.0.27
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-19-virtual x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Apr 26 10:05:08 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: update-manager
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2012-04-26 (0 days ago)

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 924079, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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