[Bug 1037307] Re: package tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.12.04 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 255

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1037307 at bugs.launchpad.net
Mon Sep 10 14:23:50 UTC 2012


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

** Changed in: tzdata (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Confirmed

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Title:
  package tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.12.04 failed to install/upgrade:
  subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit
  status 255

Status in “tzdata” package in Ubuntu:
  Confirmed

Bug description:
  Occurred while trying to update through update manager

  ProblemType: Package
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.12.04
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-29.46-generic 3.2.24
  Uname: Linux 3.2.0-29-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu12
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Thu Aug 16 01:34:45 2012
  DuplicateSignature:
   Setting up tzdata (2012e-0ubuntu0.12.04) ...
   Unquoted string "recordfail" may clash with future reserved word at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Element/Noninteractive/Select.pm line 2, <GEN2> line 7.
   Can't locate object method "new" via package "Debconf::Element::Noninteractive::Select" (perhaps you forgot to load "Debconf::Element::Noninteractive::Select"?) at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd.pm line 68, <GEN2> line 7.
   dpkg: error processing tzdata (--configure):
    subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 255
  ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 255
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120425)
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: tzdata
  Title: package tzdata 2012e-0ubuntu0.12.04 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 255
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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