[Reportbug-maint] Bug#562912: /usr/bin/querybts: Error retrieving report #562904

Dan Greene dan-greene at wi.rr.com
Tue Dec 29 06:39:28 UTC 2009

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.9
Severity: normal
File: /usr/bin/querybts

When trying to retrieve bug report #562904, the following happened:
$ querybts 562904
/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.5/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py:57: GtkWarning: could
/ not open display
  warnings.warn(str(e), _gtk.Warning)
Retrieving report #562904 from Debian bug tracking system...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/querybts", line 243, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/querybts", line 228, in main
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.5/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py", line 409, in
    foundpackage = info[1][0].split('Package: ')[1].split('\n')[0]
IndexError: list index out of range

(I actually found this bug trying to look at the bug reports displayed by

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /home/dan/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.41"
mode standard
ui text

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (200, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26custom
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                           0.7.25     Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                        2.5.4-5    An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-reportbug              4.9        Python modules for interacting wit

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
ii  debconf-utils                 1.5.28     debconf utilities
pn  debsums                       <none>     (no description available)
ii  dlocate                       1.02       fast alternative to dpkg -L and dp
ii  exim4                         4.71-2     metapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) 
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-tran 4.71-2     lightweight Exim MTA (v4) daemon
ii  file                          5.03-5     Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                         1.4.10-2   GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
ii  python-gtk2                   2.16.0-1   Python bindings for the GTK+ widge
pn  python-gtkspell               <none>     (no description available)
pn  python-urwid                  <none>     (no description available)
pn  python-vte                    <none>     (no description available)
ii  xdg-utils                     1.0.2-6.1  desktop integration utilities from

-- no debconf information

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