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Bug#1503: How to remove fvwmr5

Package: fvwmR5
Version: 1.24r-
Libc: libc.so.4.6.27
Kernel etc: Linux eb 1.2.10 #1 Tue Jun 13 18:37:28 EST 1995 i486
Reporter: repair 0.1
Subject: How to deinstall fvwmR5

I tried the following commands but no luck.

# dpkg --list | grep fvwmR5
# dpkg --status fvwmR5
# dpkg --remove fvwmR5
# dpkg --force-hold --remove fvwmR5

# dpkg --list | grep fvwmR5
rHh fvwmR5           1.24r 3    the fvwm window manager for X11R5

# dpkg --status fvwmR5
Package: fvwmR5
Status: deinstall hold half-installed
Maintainer: Helmut Geyer, Helmut.Geyer@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Version: 1.24r
Revision: 3
Depends: xbaseR5 | xr5shlib, xpmR5
Recommends: pixmapR5
Conflicts: fvwmR6, xpmR6, xpm
 /etc/X11/fvwm/system.fvwmrc newconffile
Description: the fvwm window manager for X11R5

# dpkg --remove fvwmR5
Package fvwmR5 is on hold, not touching it.  Use --force-hold to override.

# dpkg --force-hold --remove fvwmR5
Package fvwmR5 was on hold, processing it anyway as you request
(Reading database ... 17072 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing fvwmR5 ...
rm: fvwm: No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing fvwmR5 (--remove):
 subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:

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