[Reportbug-maint] Bug#776945: reportbug: traceback on checking for openjdk versions

Toni Mueller support at oeko.net
Tue Feb 3 13:21:26 UTC 2015

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.4.4+deb7u1
Severity: normal


I have trouble reporting a bug against openjdk-7-jdk:

$ reportbug -b openjdk-7-jdk
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Note: bug reports are publicly archived (including the email address of the submitter).
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Using 'Toni Mueller <support at oeko.net>' as your from address.
Getting status for openjdk-7-jdk...
Verifying package integrity...
Checking for newer versions at madison, incoming.debian.org and http://ftp-master.debian.org/new.html
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2206, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1080, in main
    return iface.user_interface()
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1601, in user_interface
    http_proxy=self.options.http_proxy, arch=arch)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/reportbug/checkversions.py", line 216, in check_available
    comparison = compare_versions(version, avail[dist])
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/reportbug/checkversions.py", line 91, in compare_versions
    return debian_support.version_compare(upstream, current)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/debian/debian_support.py", line 268, in version_compare
    return cmp(Version(a), Version(b))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/debian/debian_support.py", line 172, in __init__
    super(AptPkgVersion, self).__init__(version)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/debian/debian_support.py", line 91, in __init__
    self.full_version = version
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/debian/debian_support.py", line 117, in __setattr__
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/debian/debian_support.py", line 96, in _set_full_version
    raise ValueError("Invalid version string %r" % version)
ValueError: Invalid version string '7u75-2.5.4-1~deb7u1 7u71-2.5.3-2~deb7u1 7u65-2.5.1-5~deb7u1 7u65-2.5.1-2~deb7u1 7u55-2.4.7-1~deb7u1 7u25-2.3.10-1~deb7u1'


-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="toni at debian.org"
EMAIL="support at oeko.net"

** /home/toni/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.12"
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ui text
realname "Toni Mueller"
email "support at oeko.net"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.8
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (990, 'stable'), (90, 'testing'), (70, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-0.bpo.4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python            2.7.3-4+deb7u1
ii  python-reportbug  6.4.4+deb7u1

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                      <none>
ii  debconf-utils                   1.5.49
ii  debsums                         2.0.52+deb7u1
ii  dlocate                         1.02
ii  emacs23-bin-common              23.4+1-4
ii  file                            5.11-2+deb7u6
ii  gnupg                           1.4.12-7+deb7u6
ii  postfix [mail-transport-agent]  2.9.6-2
ii  python-gtk2                     2.24.0-3+b1
pn  python-gtkspell                 <none>
ii  python-urwid                    1.0.1-2
ii  python-vte                      1:0.28.2-5
ii  xdg-utils                       1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-6+deb7u1

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python            2.7.3-4+deb7u1
ii  python-debian     0.1.21
ii  python-debianbts  1.11
ii  python-support    1.0.15

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

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