cloud-init collect-logs fails in impish

Bug #1940235 reported by Christian Ehrhardt 
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Bug Description

New impish instance fails like this:

cloud-init collect-logs
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/cloud-init", line 33, in <module>
    sys.exit(load_entry_point('cloud-init==21.2', 'console_scripts', 'cloud-init')())
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/cmd/", line 920, in main
    retval = util.log_time(
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/", line 2454, in log_time
    ret = func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/cmd/devel/", line 141, in handle_collect_logs_args
    return collect_logs(args.tarfile, args.userdata, args.verbosity)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/cmd/devel/", line 126, in collect_logs
  File "/usr/lib/python3.9/", line 557, in copytree
    return _copytree(entries=entries, src=src, dst=dst, symlinks=symlinks,
  File "/usr/lib/python3.9/", line 513, in _copytree
    raise Error(errors)
shutil.Error: [('/run/cloud-init/hook-hotplug-cmd', '/tmp/tmpxk4wjlsb/cloud-init-logs-2021-08-17/run/cloud-init/hook-hotplug-cmd', '`/run/cloud-init/hook-hotplug-cmd` is a named pipe')]

$ dpkg -l cloud-init
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
ii cloud-init 21.2-69-g65607405-0ubuntu1 all initialization and customization tool for cloud instances

James Falcon (falcojr)
Changed in cloud-init:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
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James Falcon (falcojr) wrote :
James Falcon (falcojr)
Changed in cloud-init:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
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James Falcon (falcojr) wrote : Fixed in cloud-init version 21.3.

This bug is believed to be fixed in cloud-init in version 21.3. If this is still a problem for you, please make a comment and set the state back to New

Thank you.

Changed in cloud-init:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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