[Reportbug-maint] Bug#594177: Reopen: Bug#594177: reportbug crashes (with certain proxy environmental variables)
morph at debian.org
Sat Aug 27 09:45:16 UTC 2011
On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 08:08, A. Costa <agcosta at gis.net> wrote:
> As an experiment, from the shell I unset my 'ftp_proxy=' and
> 'http_proxy=' environmental variables. After which 'reportbug' worked
> as expected. IIRC 'reportbug' wasn't formerly sensitive to
> proxy environmental variables. (My system's haven't changed in years.)
> Experiment #2:
> # try it with nonsense proxy settings
> % export ftp_proxy=noproxy ; export http_proxy=noproxy
> % reportbug dash
> *** Welcome to reportbug. Use ? for help at prompts. ***
> Detected character set: us-ascii
> Please change your locale if this is incorrect.
> Using 'A Costa <agcosta at gis.net>' as your from address.
> Getting status for dash...
> Verifying package integrity...
> Checking for newer versions at packages.debian.org...
> Will send report to Debian (per lsb_release).
> Querying Debian BTS for reports on dash (source)...
> Unable to connect to Debian BTS; continue [y|N|?]? N
> That error message was much more informative.
> My initial proxy environmental variables were:
> When I reset them to the above, the error recurs.
I just tried and I can't replicate this problem either with an empty
http_proxy or an invalid value (non-existing proxy) not even with a
valid one. Given we recently changed the way we fetch bug reports,
could you please check with the latest version in sid and confirm it's
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi
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