[Reportbug-maint] Bug#616455: AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'group'
morph at debian.org
Thu Apr 28 20:57:55 UTC 2011
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 22:22, Kevin Ryde <user42 at zip.com.au> wrote:
> Sandro Tosi <morph at debian.org> writes:
>> $ python bts616455.py fvwm
> Ah, that succeeds.
that's because I used a try..except around the whole problematic code :)
> But I copied some of the prints to the real one and
> it dies on an fvwm-icons entry containing only
> Package: fvwm-icons
> Status: install ok not-installed
> Priority: optional
> Section: x11
that translated in a 'dpkg -l' output is:
$ COLUMNS=60 dpkg -l fvwm-icons
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Description
in fvwm-icons <none> (no description available)
> Which I presume is being picked out because it's a "Recommends:" of
> fvwm. Does that look like everyone else's failing cases too?
> Is that entry normal for dpkg?
yep it is, even if it seems in a quite messed state.
> Those not-installeds seem to get left
> behind by old packages, but fvwm-icons still exists. Don't think I've
> had it installed. I use apt all the time now, so dunno if it crept in
> from an old update available or dselect something.
That package is in a "not-installed" state, so I'm going to filter out
these kind of packages before retrieving information (that they are
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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