linux package hook not ran for kerneloops reports

Bug #968488 reported by Brian Murray on 2012-03-29
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apport (Ubuntu)
Martin Pitt
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

In bug 963142 we see a kerneloops report without the accompaning linux source pakcage data. This is also true of the most recent precise kerneloops bug reports about linux. I've recreated this bug by buiding a kernel driver that causes an oops and also see that the linux source package hook is not getting run.

I've attached the kerneloops report that exists in my /var/crash directory, when you run apport-collect with this file the source package data will not be gathered either.

Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2012-03-29
Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Fixed in trunk r2262.

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

This bug was fixed in the package apport - 2.0-0ubuntu1

apport (2.0-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * New upstream release: This is the final 2.0 release, featuring the
    overhauled and simplified GUI, support for whoopsie-daemon, and
    client-side duplicate checking.
    -, anonymize(): Only replace whole words, not substrings.
      (LP: #966562)
    - Fix filtering of
      org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply exceptions. (LP: #958575)
    - When publishing the crash database, cut hash file names
      after quoting, to avoid that the quoting causes them to become too long.
      (LP: #968070) This also uncovered that known() did not actually find any
      signature which contained an URL-quoted character, therefore breaking
      client-side duplicate checking in a lot of cases. Double-quote the file
      name now, as urlopen() unquotes it.
    - Add a new crash database option "problem_types" and a CrashDatabase
      method "accepts(report)". This can be used to stop uploading particular
      problem report types to that database. E. g. a distribution might decide
      to not get "Crash" reports any more after release. Document the new
      option in doc/crashdb-conf.txt.
    - Do not upload a report if the crash database does not accept the
      report's type. This behaviour is not really correct, but necessary as
      long as we only support a single crashdb and have whoopsie hardcoded.
      Once we have multiple crash dbs, we need to not even present the data if
      none of the DBs wants the report. See LP #957177 for details.
      (LP: #968121)
    - Do not short-circuit information collection if report already has
      a "DistroRelease" field, as the GUIs add that in some cases. Check for
      "Dependencies" instead. This fixes information collection for kernel
      problems (which now has a full GTK GUI test case). (LP: #968488)
  * Merge from trunk:
    - Disable package hooks for the tests, as they might ask
      for sudo passwords and other interactive bits, and thus make the tests
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:38:02 +0200

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