[Reportbug-maint] Bug#811168: Unable to file RFP bug

Erik Josefsson erik.hjalmar.josefsson at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 11:07:49 UTC 2016

Hash: SHA256

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.6.3
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

reportbug just ended without warning or explanation when I tried to file
a RFP bug, see output below:

ehj at hedgehog:~$ reportbug
*** Unable to initialize gtk2 interface. Falling back to text interface.
Please enter the name of the package in which you have found a problem,
or type 'other' to report a more general problem. If you don't
know what package the bug is in, please contact
debian-user at lists.debian.org for assistance.
> other
Please enter the name of the package in which you have found a problem,
or choose one of these bug categories:

 1 base                  General bugs in the base system
 2 bugs.debian.org       The bug tracking system, @bugs.debian.org
 3 buildd.debian.org     Problems and requests related to the Debian Bui


28 wiki.debian.org       Problems with the Debian wiki
29 wnpp                  Work-Needing and Prospective Packages list
30 www.debian.org        Problems with the WWW site (including other
*.debian.org sites, except alioth)

Enter a package: 29
Are you sure you want to file a WNPP report? [y|N|q|?]? y
Detected character set: UTF-8
Please change your locale if this is incorrect.

Using 'Y <erik.hjalmar.josefsson at gmail.com>' as your from address.
Will send report to Debian (per lsb_release).
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 ITP  This is an `Intent To Package'. Please submit a package
description along with copyright and URL in such a report.


5 RFP  This is a `Request For Package'. You have found an interesting
piece of software and would like someone else to maintain it for
       Debian. Please submit a package description along with copyright
and URL in such a report.

Choose the request type: 5
Please enter the proposed package name: mcwm
Checking status database...
Please briefly describe this package; this should be an appropriate
short description for the eventual package:
> mcwm is a minimalist window manager for the X Window System written
from scratch in C
Querying Debian BTS for reports on wnpp (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_sta
    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 430, in
    timeout = self.timeout)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/SOAPpy/Client.py", line 318, in
    raise HTTPError(code, msg)
SOAPpy.Errors.HTTPError: <HTTPError 500 Internal Server Error>
ehj at hedgehog:~$

- -- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /home/ehj/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "6.4.4"
mode novice
ui gtk2
realname "Y"
email "erik.hjalmar.josefsson at gmail.com"
smtphost "smtp.googlemail.com"
smtpuser "erik.hjalmar.josefsson at gmail.com"

- -- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.2
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 (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            2.7.9-1
ii  python-reportbug  6.6.3
pn  python:any        <none>

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                                 <none>
ii  debconf-utils                              1.5.56
pn  debsums                                    <none>
pn  dlocate                                    <none>
ii  emacs24-bin-common                         24.4+1-5
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-transport-agent]  4.84-8
ii  file                                       1:5.22+15-2
ii  gnupg                                      1.4.18-7
ii  python-gtk2                                2.24.0-4
pn  python-gtkspell                            <none>
pn  python-urwid                               <none>
pn  python-vte                                 <none>
ii  xdg-utils                                  1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7.4

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python-debian     0.1.27
ii  python-debianbts  1.12
pn  python:any        <none>

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

- -- no debconf information
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