[Reportbug-maint] Bug#578702: reportbug crashes when reporting a bug (e.g. against eclipse)

Christoph Anton Mitterer calestyo at scientia.net
Wed Apr 21 21:48:15 UTC 2010

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.12
Severity: important


When reporting a bug agains eclipse, report bug fails with:
  29) #575574  eclipse-platform: Installing additional software requires plugin
(13-29/30) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|b|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
Resolved bugs -- Minor bugs (1 bug)
  30) #478808  eclipse: Plugins and code parts are installed outside of apt
(30-30/30) Is the bug you found listed above [y|N|b|m|r|q|s|f|?]? 
Maintainer for eclipse is 'Debian Orbital Alignment Team <pkg-java-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org>'.
Looking up dependencies of eclipse...
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


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

** /home/calestyo/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "4.10.2"
mode advanced
ui text
email "calestyo at scientia.net"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.33-heisenberg (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_DE.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)
ii  python-urwid           curses-based UI/widget library for
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

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