[Reportbug-maint] Bug#787274: reportbug: reportbug died after attempting to submit report by email

Bill West bill at bwi.com
Sat May 30 18:46:41 UTC 2015

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.6.3
Severity: important

Dear Maintainer,

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   * What led up to the situation?

Attempting to report bug in iceweasel

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

Type detailed report about iceweasel problem for over 30 minutes. Tried to
submit with email.

   * What was the outcome of this action?

reportbug died, lost everything.

bill at x:~$ reportbug

(process:22294): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size
== 0' failed
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 316, in
    msgname = os.path.expanduser(outfile) or ('/var/tmp/%s.bug' % package)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/posixpath.py", line 261, in expanduser
    if not path.startswith('~'):
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'startswith'

   * What outcome did you expect instead?

bug report would be submitted.

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Bill West
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