Help/Report a Bug seems to be broken across the board

Bug #260242 reported by C de-Avillez on 2008-08-22
18
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apport (Ubuntu)
High
Martin Pitt
Intrepid
High
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: launchpad-integration

Intrepid, up-to-date.

Click on Help/Report a Bug (on programmes that sport launchpad-integration results in no visible action, with the following messages being printed on the console:

Usage: apport-gtk [options]

apport-gtk: error: no such option: --package synaptic --pid <pid>

Additional data:

hggdh@xango2:/usr/src/buildd $ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu intrepid (development branch)
Release: 8.10
hggdh@xango2:/usr/src/buildd $ apt-cache policy launchpad-integration
launchpad-integration:
  Installed: 0.1.20
  Candidate: 0.1.20
  Version table:
 *** 0.1.20 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
hggdh@xango2:/usr/src/buildd $

C de-Avillez (hggdh2) wrote :

I actually found it while testing this morning a patch for Evolution to take out Bug-Buddy. I followed with a chat with Pedro, to confirm I had not messed up my system.

I will go out on a limb, and mark this bug critical.

Changed in launchpad-integration:
importance: Undecided → Critical
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

thank you for your bug report, that seems an apport interface change, anyway the importance is not correct, read the settings description on the wiki, this one is low importance but should be milestoned so it's considered for intrepid

Changed in launchpad-integration:
importance: Critical → Low
milestone: none → ubuntu-8.10-beta
Changed in launchpad-integration:
status: New → Confirmed
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2008-09-25
Changed in launchpad-integration:
assignee: nobody → pitti
importance: Low → High
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

For the record, apport did not *mean* to change the interface, it might be a regression from the recent changes in ubuntu-bug for simpler calling. Will look into this ASAP.

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Fixed apport uploaded.

Changed in apport:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package apport - 0.116

---------------
apport (0.116) intrepid; urgency=low

  * Update AUTHORS and debian/copyright, Michael and Troy released their
    copyright to Canonical. Properly attribute them as authors in the
    respective files.
  * debian/local/ubuntu-bug: Fix quoting of the command line arguments, so
    that several options do not end up as one big argument when being passed
    to apport-{cli,gtk,qt}. This also repairs launchpad-integration.
    (LP: #260242)

 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Fri, 26 Sep 2008 10:32:45 +0200

Changed in apport:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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