Bug#431412: update-manager: Crash after Examining your system bar

Daniele Segato daniele.bilug at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 12:02:45 UTC 2007

Package: update-manager
Version: 0.42.2ubuntu22-13
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-k8-jackoss (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=it_IT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=it_IT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages update-manager depends on:
ii  libgnome2-perl              1.040-1      Perl interface to the GNOME librar
ii  lsb-release                 3.1-23.1     Linux Standard Base version report
ii  python                      2.4.4-6      An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-apt                  0.6.20       Python interface to libapt-pkg
ii  python-glade2               2.8.6-8      GTK+ bindings: Glade support
ii  python-gnome2               2.12.4-6     Python bindings for the GNOME desk
ii  python-gnupginterface       0.3.2-9      Python interface to GnuPG (GPG)
ii  python-support              0.6.4        automated rebuilding support for p
ii  synaptic           Graphical package manager

update-manager recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

this is what i get if i launch it from a root terminal

# update-manager
/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/apt/__init__.py:17: FutureWarning: apt API not stable yet
  warnings.warn("apt API not stable yet", FutureWarning)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 71, in ?
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/UpdateManager/UpdateManager.py", line 759, in main
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/UpdateManager/UpdateManager.py", line 613, in fillstore
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/UpdateManager/UpdateManager.py", line 204, in update
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/UpdateManager/UpdateManager.py", line 97, in saveDistUpgrade
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/UpdateManager/UpdateManager.py", line 87, in clean
    action_group = apt_pkg.GetPkgActionGroup(self._depcache)
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'GetPkgActionGroup'

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