Bug#695960: /usr/share/pyshared/UpdateManager/Backend/PythonApt.py: [CRASH] Uncaught exception AttributeError in Backend/PythonApt.py:801

Clark Wells wellsc at gvsu.edu
Fri Dec 14 21:53:13 UTC 2012

Package: update-manager-core
Version: 0.200.5-2.1
Severity: normal
File: /usr/share/pyshared/UpdateManager/Backend/PythonApt.py

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- Exception Type: <type 'exceptions.AttributeError'>
- Exception Value: AttributeError("'NoneType' object has no attribute
- Exception Origin: <BugHandler.Thread(PythonAptCommit, started
- Exception Traceback:
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/UpdateManager/BugHandler.py", line 89, in
    threading.Thread.run(self, *args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/threading.py", line 504, in run
    self.__target(*self.__args, **self.__kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/UpdateManager/Backend/PythonApt.py", line
801, in thread_helper
    for pkg_info in self._available_updates.get_package_list():

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (900, 'stable'), (400, 'testing'), (100, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages update-manager-core depends on:
ii  lsb-release     4.1+Debian8
ii  python          2.7.3~rc2-1
ii  python-apt
ii  python-support  1.0.15

Versions of packages update-manager-core recommends:
ii  update-manager-gnome  0.200.5-2.1

update-manager-core suggests no packages.

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