[Reportbug-maint] emdebian and reportbug
morph at debian.org
Wed Apr 22 22:14:55 UTC 2009
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 00:00, Neil Williams <codehelp at debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Apr 2009 23:26:19 +0200
> Sandro Tosi <morph at debian.org> wrote:
>> Hi Neil,
>> 2009/4/22 Neil Williams <codehelp at debian.org>:
>> > I lost track of this issue
>> me too :(
>> > did we get to a point where there was an
>> > acceptable patch for Emdebian packages to be redirected to
>> > buildd.emdebian.org ?
>> Well, I thought the situation was pending on your side, so I didn't do
>> anything :)
> OK, well now I'm stuck. The original patch is about as far as I can get
> with zero knowledge of python and I've found a bug in the original
> patch just to complicate things.
of course, murphy is wathing :)
> It was tested with real packages but if it is used with a package that
> does not exist (or just with a typo), I get a crash (if that's what you
> call these things in python):
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "./reportbug", line 1847, in <module>
> File "./reportbug", line 861, in main
> return iface.user_interface()
> File "./reportbug", line 1237, in user_interface
> emdebian = re.search('em[0-9]$', pkgversion, re.M | re.I)
> File "/usr/lib/python2.5/re.py", line 142, in search
> return _compile(pattern, flags).search(string)
> TypeError: expected string or buffer
> I've attached the diff that causes the crash, based on the current
> 'debcheckout reportbug' so it should at least apply properly at your
ok, it might be due to "pkgversion" being None (i.e. absent, because
the package you're searching does not exists), but I'm just guessing.
>> I think I should only ask you to rebase your patch to the latest
>> development git repo (there was several developments since the first
>> communication) and file a bug attaching the patch. Then I'll review it
>> and hopefully merge it in, else I'll provide feedback.
> I can file the bug but I don't know enough to fix the problem with the
> patch - I don't really know how to fix the other part of the discussion
> which was to not embed 'buildd.emdebian.org' at the start of the
> subject line.
> I would normally be happy to file the bug but now that I know that the
> patch is flawed and I have no idea how to fix it, I'm uncertain.
Well, bugs tend to have a wider audience than this ml. But I think we
can sort it out somehow (if you feel uncomfortable about filing a bug,
even if you can do it and explaining the problems raised).
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi
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