[Reportbug-maint] Bug#577986: Crash on the third step (after current bugs list)

Arthur Marsh arthur.marsh at internode.on.net
Tue Apr 20 08:28:09 UTC 2010

Sandro Tosi wrote, on 20/04/10 04:23:
> Hi all,
> and sorry for the noise (generated by Elias..)
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 21:49, Dmitry Melnikov<dreid at dreid.ru>  wrote:
>> Package: reportbug
>> Version: 4.12
>> I've found minor bug in konqueror, and tried to report it via reportbug.
>> Got crash (after selecting package, checking existent bugs and pressed "next")
>> and this message in console:
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2082, in<module>
>>     main()
>>   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
>> Error in sys.excepthook:
> That's weird and I can't replicated it either on my system or in a
> clean chroot, but 3 reports are a prove that's something going on.
> I first thought it was because of the new dpkg in experimental and
> that you might using it, but I've tried also to upgrade that package
> (in chroot) but was still able to use reportbug.
> It would be helpful if you could run these commands:
> $ dpkg --status<pkg name>
> $ python -c "from reportbug import utils ; print
> utils.get_package_status('<pkg name>')"
> and report the results here.
> Regards,

$ dpkg --status kexec-tools
Package: kexec-tools
Status: install ok installed
Priority: optional
Section: admin
Installed-Size: 280
Maintainer: Khalid Aziz <khalid at debian.org>
Architecture: i386
Version: 1:2.0.1-1
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.7), debconf (>= 0.5) | debconf-2.0, debconf
  /etc/init.d/kexec-load 34129549c075f7623f353591c2d1ea6b
  /etc/init.d/kexec 6fc26cf83487f2c0da9fd0feda60f418
  /etc/default/kexec 27db5d130440d06d25bc70e7bf685e99 obsolete
Description: kexec tool for kexec reboots
  This tool is used to load a kernel in memory and reboot into the kernel
  loaded in memory using the kexec system call.
amarsh04 at victoria:~$ vi tmp.sh
amarsh04 at victoria:~$ sh -x tmp.sh
+ python -c 'from reportbug import utils ; print 
(u'1:2.0.1-1', u'kexec-tools', ([u'libc6'], [u'debconf', 
u'debconf-2.0'], [u'debconf']), (), (), u'Khalid Aziz 
<khalid at debian.org>', True, None, '', None, u'optional', u'kexec tool 
for kexec reboots', None, u' This tool is used to load a kernel in 
memory and reboot into the kernel\n loaded in memory using the kexec 
system call.', u'installed', ())



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