[Reportbug-maint] Bug#588650: [reportbug] Will not initialize... cannot report bugs in this version (I found out by trying to report a fatal error msg in 'update-manager.'

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Sat Jul 10 21:46:19 UTC 2010

reassign 588650 update-manager

please always keep the bug in the loop.

On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 22:46, Henry W. Peters <hwpeters at jamadots.com> wrote:
> Apologies for generalities... but I do not have source code for the
> problems. I guess I could say, the error msg with update manager is:

the reference to source code is that nothing you reported is in the
code base, so it's not coming from reportbug

> 'There has been detected a fatal error in update manager, do want to report
> a bug?' (paraphrase from memory)

so it's a problem in update-manager

> Then I click yes, & voila, NO  reportbug shows up.

in particular if they want to call reportbug while not depending on it

>  I reported the bug, just
> from clicking reportbug NG (as I tried to say in my previous message,
> version 4.12.3 wouldn't work (it loads, but then won't do the initial what
> ever it is supposed to do THE FIRS TIME ONE USES it), I found it in the
> Synaptic Package Manager, after I tried uninstalling v. 4.12.3, & then
> reinstalling (I then uninstalled it again, & installed r.b. NG.
> That's probably why you got no source code (I'm guessing)?
> In any case please advise, I'll do what I can to be of further assistance.

I assigned this bug to update-manager.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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