Assertion error when trying to file bug via PID

Bug #1065129 reported by Jeff Lane on 2012-10-10
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apport (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Trying to file a bug uisng PID and I get an assertion error:

bladernr@klaatu:~/development/trunks/checkbox/jobs$ ubuntu-bug 2468
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/apport/apport-gtk", line 518, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apport/", line 549, in run_argv
    return self.run_report_bug()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apport/", line 326, in run_report_bug
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apport/", line 439, in add_proc_info
    assert os.path.exists(self['ExecutablePath'])

Jeff Lane (bladernr) wrote :

I tried apport-collect for this bug, but it did not collect or attach any additional information.

bladernr@klaatu:~/development/trunks/checkbox/jobs$ apt-cache policy apport
  Installed: 2.0.1-0ubuntu13
  Candidate: 2.0.1-0ubuntu13
  Version table:
     2.0.1-0ubuntu14 0
        400 precise-proposed/main amd64 Packages
        400 precise-proposed/main amd64 Packages
 *** 2.0.1-0ubuntu13 0
        900 precise-updates/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     2.0.1-0ubuntu5 0
        500 precise/main amd64 Packages

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Fixed in trunk r2519.

affects: apport → apport (Ubuntu)
Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package apport - 2.6.2-0ubuntu1

apport (2.6.2-0ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:
    - Fix UnicodeDecodeError crash under Python 2 when the
      report has an unicode field with an unprintable ASCII character < 20.
    - Fix calling of parent accepts() method and return value.
      Thanks Ritesh Raj Sarraf.
    - bin/apport-retrace: Fix crash when not using --sandbox mode.
    -, add_proc_info(): Throw correct exception if the executable
      path does not exist, to provide a more appropriate error message.
      (LP: #1065129)
    -, add_gdb_info(): Check __glib_assert_msg for assertion
      messages, too.
    - Fix for Python 3.3.
  * debian/control: Update Vcs-Bzr: for raring branch.
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:18:56 +0100

Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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