update-apt-xapian-index crashed with OSError in getmtime(): [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/metamorphose2.desktop'

Bug #752195 reported by Jasper Westpfahl
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apt-xapian-index (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Brian Murray

Bug Description

Binary package hint: apt-xapian-index

I noticed nothing crashing eventhough the dialogue box popped up and said that some system program crashed. I noticed nothing else.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: apt-xapian-index 0.41ubuntu5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.39-generic 2.6.38
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-7-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Apr 5 21:02:10 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/sbin/update-apt-xapian-index
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100816.1)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/sbin/update-apt-xapian-index --batch-mode --force --update

PythonArgs: ['/usr/sbin/update-apt-xapian-index', '--batch-mode', '--force', '--update']
SourcePackage: apt-xapian-index
Title: update-apt-xapian-index crashed with OSError in getmtime(): [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/metamorphose2.desktop'
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-04-05 (0 days ago)

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Jasper Westpfahl (jasperw85) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Steve Beattie (sbeattie)
visibility: private → public
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Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

The app-install plugin isn't ensuring that the file exists before trying to find out the time it was modified. This fixes that.

Changed in apt-xapian-index (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Brian Murray (brian-murray)
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Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks, patch looks fine!

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package apt-xapian-index - 0.44ubuntu1

apt-xapian-index (0.44ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * Merge from debian unstable. Remaining changes:
    - do not crash if the DB is already locked (LP: #590998)
    - move to dh_python2
    - do not modify the DB "in-place" with --update
  * ignore file not found errors when checking for the mtime
    (LP: #752195), thanks to Brian Murray

apt-xapian-index (0.44) unstable; urgency=low

  * Applied trailing comma patch by Cédric Boutillier. Closes: #630774
  * Applied function prototype fix by Cédric Boutillier.
    Closes: #605376, #630343
  * Applied dbus policy patch by Michael Vogt. Closes: #611268
  * s/axi-search/axi-cache in the description, thanks to Jack Bates.
    Closes: #621035
  * axi-cache: improve output messages when no results are found or when
    paging past the last result. Closes: #623478
  * Applied slightly tweaked postinst patch by Michael Vogt, to index with
    ionice in postinst and to force a full reindex after some significant
    version upgrade. Closes: #603824
  * Applied patch by Michael Vogt to fix fix type of "start-time" for
    policykit. Closes: #605591
  * Implemented axi-cache search --all. Closes: #610051
  * Fixed server locking and slave progress reporting. Closes: #611366
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Tue, 26 Jul 2011 09:02:49 +0200

Changed in apt-xapian-index (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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