[Reportbug-maint] Bug#578741: reportbug: does not play well with common-lisp-controller

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Thu Apr 22 12:03:21 UTC 2010

forcemerge 577986 578741
retitle 577986 too many values to unpack for conffiles

Hi Luca,
the bug it's already reported (I've retitled it so it might be better
identifiable and we'll stop having duplicates)

On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 13:25, Luca Capello <luca at pca.it> wrote:
> Package: reportbug
> Version: 4.12
> Severity: important
> Hi there!
> It seems that reportbug does not want to work with c-l-c:
> =====
> luca at gismo:~$ reportbug --template common-lisp-controller
> 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
> luca at gismo:~$
> =====
> Since I cannot reproduce it in a clean sid chroot nor on my virtual sid
> (default Debian installation), I guess this has something to do with my
> setup (up-to-date sid).  However, this is the first time reportbug gives
> such an error and I am a bit lost.

if you run

dpkg --status common-lisp-controller

you'll see 'obsolete' as third element of Conffiles list: that's what
causing the issue (that wil be fixed shortly).

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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