[Reportbug-maint] Bug#578296: reportbug git-core: "ValueError: too many values to unpack"

Joey Hess joeyh at debian.org
Sun Apr 18 18:08:06 UTC 2010

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.12
Severity: normal

joey at gnu:~>bug git-core

(reportbug:32140): atk-bridge-WARNING **: AT_SPI_REGISTRY was not started at session startup.

(reportbug:32140): atk-bridge-WARNING **: IOR not set.

(reportbug:32140): atk-bridge-WARNING **: Could not locate registry
Warning: no reportbug configuration found.  Proceeding in expert mode.
Detected character set: UTF-8
Please change your locale if this is incorrect.

Using 'Joey Hess <joeyh at debian.org>' as your from address.
Getting status for git-core...
Verifying package integrity...
Will send report to Debian (per lsb_release).
Maintainer for git-core is 'Gerrit Pape <pape at smarden.org>'.
Looking up dependencies of git-core...
Getting changed configuration files...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2082, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1034, in main
    return iface.user_interface()
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1690, in user_interface
    conffiles, self.options.nocompress)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.5/reportbug/utils.py", line 644, in get_changed_config_files
    for (filename, md5sum) in conffiles:
ValueError: too many values to unpack
zsh: exit 1     reportbug -b --no-check-available -x -M --mode=expert git-core
joey at gnu:~>which bug
bug: aliased to reportbug -b --no-check-available -x -M --mode=expert

FWIW, I also saw the atk-bridge-WARNING message when successfully running
bug reportbug.

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="joeyh at debian.org"

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

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-3-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                    Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                        2.5.4-9    An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-reportbug              4.12       Python modules for interacting wit

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
ii  debconf-utils        1.5.32              debconf utilities
ii  debsums              2.0.48              tool for verification of installed
pn  dlocate              <none>              (no description available)
pn  emacs22-bin-common | <none>              (no description available)
ii  file                 5.04-2              Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                1.4.10-3            GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
ii  postfix [mail-transp 2.7.0-1             High-performance mail transport ag
ii  python-gtk2          2.17.0-2            Python bindings for the GTK+ widge
pn  python-gtkspell      <none>              (no description available)
pn  python-urwid         <none>              (no description available)
ii  python-vte           1:0.24.0-2          Python bindings for the VTE widget
ii  xdg-utils            1.0.2+cvs20100307-1 desktop integration utilities from

-- no debconf information

see shy jo
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