update-apt-xapian-index crashed with NameError in info()

Bug #178726 reported by Ming Hua on 2007-12-26
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apt-xapian-index (Ubuntu)
Ming Hua
libept (Debian)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Binary package hint: apt-xapian-index

This crash is triggered by cron job /etc/cron.weekly/apt-xapian-index

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Dec 26 07:28:54 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/sbin/update-apt-xapian-index
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.5
Package: apt-xapian-index 0.4
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/sbin/update-apt-xapian-index --quiet
ProcCwd: /home/minghua-grumpy
PythonArgs: ['/usr/sbin/update-apt-xapian-index', '--quiet']
SourcePackage: apt-xapian-index
Title: update-apt-xapian-index crashed with NameError in info()
Uname: Linux plateau 2.6.24-2-generic #1 SMP Thu Dec 20 17:36:12 GMT 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

Ming Hua (minghua) wrote :
David Adam (zanchey) wrote :
David Adam (zanchey) wrote :

This is a bug in /usr/share/apt-xapian-index/plugins/apttags.py, which fails to import the apt module before referencing it.

One-line fix.

David Adam (zanchey) wrote :

This has been fixed by apt-xapian-index 0.5, released upstream Thu, 07 Feb 2008.

apt-xapian-index 0.6 is now available (released Tue, 19 Feb 2008).

Ming Hua (minghua) wrote :

Thanks for the investigation and the patch, David. I'll see if I can get apt-xapian-index synced to hardy.

Changed in libept:
status: Unknown → Fix Committed
Ming Hua (minghua) wrote :

I can confirm that apt-xapian-index 0.6 from Debian unstable fixes this bug.

Feature Freeze exception request filed as bug #197621.

Ming Hua (minghua) wrote :

Apt-xapian-index 0.6 has been synced in hardy, and this is fixed for me.

Changed in apt-xapian-index:
assignee: nobody → minghua
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in libept:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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