[Reportbug-maint] Bug#673842: reportbug fails to proceed with override change request

Steffen Moeller steffen_moeller at gmx.de
Mon May 21 17:41:00 UTC 2012

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.3.1
Severity: normal

$ reportbug -B debian ftp.debian.org 
*** Welcome to reportbug.  Use ? for help at prompts. ***
Note: bug reports are publicly archived (including the email address of the submitter).
Detected character set: UTF-8
Please change your locale if this is incorrect.

Using 'Steffen Moeller <steffen_moeller at gmx.de>' as your from address.
Will send report to Debian (per request).
What sort of request is this? (If none of these things mean anything to you, or you are trying to report a bug in an existing package, please press Enter to exit reportbug.)

 1 ANAIS     Package removal - Architecture Not Allowed In Source.
 2 ICE       Package removal - Internal Compiler Error.
 3 NBS       Package removal - Not Built [by] Source.
 4 NPOASR    Package removal - Never Part Of A Stable Release.
 5 NVIU      Package removal - Newer Version In Unstable.
 6 ROM       Package removal - Request Of Maintainer.
 7 ROP       Package removal - Request of Porter.
 8 ROSRM     Package removal - Request of Stable Release Manager.
 9 RoQA      Package removal - Requested by the QA team.
10 other     Not a package removal request, report other problems.
11 override  Change override request.

Choose the request type: 11
Please enter the name of the package: boinc-app-seti
Checking status database...
This package doesn't appear to exist; continue? [y|N|?]? y
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2199, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1077, in main
    return iface.user_interface()
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1674, in user_interface
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 513, in special_prompts
    return pkgprompts(package, bts, ui, fromaddr, timeout, online, http_proxy)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/reportbug/debbugs.py", line 288, in handle_debian_ftp
    }, 'Choose the section: ', default=section, empty_ok=True)
UnboundLocalError: local variable 'section' referenced before assignment

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="steffen_moeller at gmx.de"
DEBFULLNAME="Steffen Moeller"

** /home/moeller/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.39"
mode expert
ui text
smtphost "smtp.gmx.de"
smtpuser "steffen_moeller at gmx.de"

-- System Information:
LSB Version:	core-2.0-amd64:core-2.0-noarch:core-3.0-amd64:core-3.0-noarch:core-3.1-amd64:core-3.1-noarch:core-3.2-amd64:core-3.2-noarch:core-4.0-amd64:core-4.0-noarch:core-4.1-amd64:core-4.1-noarch:security-4.0-amd64:security-4.0-noarch:security-4.1-amd64:security-4.1-noarch
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu maverick (development branch)
Release:	10.10
Codename:	maverick
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt               0.9.3
ii  python            2.7.2-10
ii  python-reportbug  6.3.1

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
ii  debconf-utils                              <none>
ii  debsums                                    <none>
ii  dlocate                                    <none>
ii  emacs22-bin-common | emacs23-bin-common    <none>
ii  exim4                                      4.77-1
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-transport-agent]  4.77-1+b1
ii  file                                       5.11-1
ii  gnupg                                      1.4.12-4
ii  python-gtk2                                2.24.0-3
ii  python-gtkspell                            <none>
ii  python-urwid                               <none>
ii  python-vte                                 <none>
ii  xdg-utils                                  1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-6

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt               0.9.3
ii  python            2.7.2-10
ii  python-debian     0.1.21
ii  python-debianbts  1.11
ii  python-support    1.0.14

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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