[Reportbug-maint] Bug#777010: reportbug crashes when trying to submit bug report

Oxan van Leeuwen oxan at oxanvanleeuwen.nl
Tue Feb 3 23:52:40 UTC 2015

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.6.3
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

I was trying to report a bug to the kernel, but after the report was shown for 
confirmation before sending the mail, it crashes:

Submit this report on linux-image-3.18.0-trunk-amd64 (e to edit) 
[Y|n|a|c|e|i|l|m|p|q|d|t|s|?]? Y
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2211, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1081, in main
    return iface.user_interface()
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2203, in user_interface
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/reportbug/submit.py", line 305, in send_report
    os.popen(pager, 'w').write(message)
IOError: [Errno 32] Broken pipe

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
EDITOR="/home/oxan/shell/bin/edit -f"
DEBEMAIL="oxan at oxanvanleeuwen.nl"
EMAIL="oxan at oxanvanleeuwen.nl"
DEBFULLNAME="Oxan van Leeuwen"
NAME="Oxan van Leeuwen"

** /home/oxan/.reportbugrc:
mode advanced
ui text
editor "nano -r 80"
realname "Oxan van Leeuwen"
email "oxan at oxanvanleeuwen.nl"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (920, 'testing'), (910, 'stable'), (900, 'testing-proposed-updates'), (525, 'unstable'), (515, 'experimental'), (500, 'stable-updates')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.18.0-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python            2.7.8-2
ii  python-reportbug  6.6.3
pn  python:any        <none>

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                               <none>
pn  debconf-utils                            <none>
pn  debsums                                  <none>
pn  dlocate                                  <none>
pn  emacs23-bin-common | emacs24-bin-common  <none>
ii  file                                     1:5.20-2
ii  gnupg                                    1.4.18-6
ii  msmtp-mta [mail-transport-agent]         1.4.32-2
pn  python-gtk2                              <none>
pn  python-gtkspell                          <none>
pn  python-urwid                             <none>
pn  python-vte                               <none>
ii  xdg-utils                                1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7.3

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python-debian     0.1.25
ii  python-debianbts  1.12
pn  python:any        <none>

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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