ubuntu-bug produces links that do not work

Bug #1774458 reported by Scott Moser on 2018-05-31
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apport (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

ubuntu-bug is now producing links that do not work.
using 'ubuntu-bug' in xenial produces links that look like:
  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/+filebug/0f274d36-64f2-11e8-b34a-002481e7f48a?
but the cosmic version produces links like:
  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/+filebug/d4561bae-64ee-11e8-?

And the cosmic version links don't work. I suspect if I could just guess the final 16 chars of that uuid i could make it work.

$ dpkg -S `which ubuntu-bug`
apport: /usr/bin/ubuntu-bug
$ dpkg-query --show apport
apport 2.20.10-0ubuntu2

$ ubuntu-bug `which ubuntu-bug`
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Scott Moser (smoser) wrote :

I think this was user-error... I think the serial console was just messing with me.
I'll re-open if I see it again.

Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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