update-notifier error during update

Bug #150689 reported by Michael Lustfield on 2007-10-08
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update-notifier (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-notifier

I'm sure there's a duplicate that I haven't been able to find, so I'll keep this to the point.

Occurred after doing an update.

michael@MPLUSTFIELDT01:~$ sudo apt-get -f install
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B of archives.
After unpacking 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Setting up update-notifier (0.60) ...
/usr/share/gconf/schemas/update-notifier.schemas:12: parser error : Opening and ending tag mismatch: default line 7 and schema
    </schema>
             ^
/usr/share/gconf/schemas/update-notifier.schemas:14: parser error : expected '>'
  </schemalist>
          ^
/usr/share/gconf/schemas/update-notifier.schemas:15: parser error : Opening and ending tag mismatch: schemalist line 2 and gconfschemafile
</gconfschemafile>
                  ^
/usr/share/gconf/schemas/update-notifier.schemas:16: parser error : Premature end of data in tag gconfschemafile line 1

^
dpkg: error processing update-notifier (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 update-notifier
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
michael@MPLUSTFIELDT01:~$

Albert Damen (albrt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make
Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported. Feel free
to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Dale (quail-linux) wrote :

2.6.22-13-generic #1 SMP Thu Oct 4 17:18:44 GMT 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

Today when doing Gutsy updates i got similar error at the end of all the updates finished using the update manager. Below is the output of my error.

<quote>
Errors were encountered while processing:
 update-notifier
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Setting up update-notifier (0.60) ...
/usr/share/gconf/schemas/update-notifier.schemas:12: parser error : Opening and ending tag mismatch: default line 7 and schema
    </schema>
             ^
/usr/share/gconf/schemas/update-notifier.schemas:14: parser error : expected '>'
  </schemalist>
          ^
/usr/share/gconf/schemas/update-notifier.schemas:15: parser error : Opening and ending tag mismatch: schemalist line 2 and gconfschemafile
</gconfschemafile>
                  ^
/usr/share/gconf/schemas/update-notifier.schemas:16: parser error : Premature end of data in tag gconfschemafile line 1

^
dpkg: error processing update-notifier (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
</quote>

Where has this particular bug been reported? I think that part was forgotten.

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