[mythtv-users] Mythtv v31 update failure

Jim Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 12:30:33 UTC 2020

On 3/6/20 7:06 AM, John Hoyt wrote:
> I had the same problem and fixed it like the last two upgrades:
>     cd /var/lib/dpkg/info/
>     sudo rm mythweb.*
>     sudo dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq mythweb
>     sudo apt-get install mythweb
> In the previous thread someone mentioned a packaging error that I 
> helps gets pushed, but I suspect there could be more problems with the 
> packaging.  Either that or my last upgrade fixed the packaging error 
> and the steps above were necessary to clean out the broken package I 
> previously installed.
If I do you instructions I get and new error on sudo apt install mythweb.

Selecting previously unselected package mythweb.
Preparing to unpack 
.../14-mythweb_2%3a31.0+fixes.202003051106.1460627~ubuntu18.04.1_all.deb ...
/var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/preinst: 7: /var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/preinst: php: not 
dpkg: error processing archive 
  new mythweb package pre-installation script subprocess returned error 
exit status 127
postrm called with unknown argument `abort-install'
dpkg: error while cleaning up:
  new mythweb package post-removal script subprocess returned error exit 
status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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