[Reportbug-maint] Bug#785407: reportbug crashes on "Querying Debian BTS for reports on <package>"

Romain Vimont rom at rom1v.com
Fri May 15 18:27:51 UTC 2015

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.6.3

On a fresh Debian Jessie (stable):

$ reportbug reportbug
*** 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 'xxx <xxx at xxx.xxx>' as your from address.
Getting status for reportbug...
Checking for newer versions at madison...
Will send report to Debian (per lsb_release).
Querying Debian BTS for reports on reportbug (source)...
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 1703, in user_interface
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py", line
517, in handle_bts_query
    source=source, http_proxy=http_proxy, archived=archived)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/reportbug/debbugs.py", line
1275, in get_reports
    stats = debianbts.get_status(bugs)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/debianbts.py", line 179, in get_status
    reply = server.get_status(*nr)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/SOAPpy/Client.py", line 545, in
    return self.__r_call(*args, **kw)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/SOAPpy/Client.py", line 567, in
    self.__hd, self.__ma)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/SOAPpy/Client.py", line 480, in
    raise p
SOAPpy.Types.faultType: <Fault soap:Client: Can't use an undefined value
as a subroutine reference at /usr/share/perl5/SOAP/Lite.pm line 1218.

$ python --version
Python 2.7.9

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