aptdaemon's crash.py file may no longer be working

Bug #1700810 reported by Brian Murray on 2017-06-27
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
aptdaemon (Ubuntu)
Status tracked in Eoan

Bug Description

aptdaemon includes a file named crash.py which is supposed to create apport problem reports for a given crash. However, searching through bug attachments for aptdaemon bug reports I don't see any with the key "TransactionRole" in any recent bug reports.

 $ grep -r TransactionRole *
bug-1058886/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-commit-packages
bug-1158395/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-install-file
bug-1166875/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-remove-packages
bug-1201054/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-commit-packages
bug-1237851/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-commit-packages
bug-1279716/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-commit-packages
bug-1293334/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-pk-query
bug-1297434/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-install-file
bug-1301063/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-install-packages
bug-1306498/Description.txt:TransactionRole: role-pk-query
bug-1380290/apport_crash.log:TransactionRole: role-pk-query

It seems likely that either "trans" is null, or something is wrong with aptdaemon's crash handler.

tags: added: xenial yakkety zesty
Changed in aptdaemon (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: added: rls-cc-incoming
tags: added: rls-dd-incoming
removed: rls-cc-incoming
tags: added: rls-ee-notfixing
removed: rls-dd-incoming
tags: added: rls-ee-incoming
removed: rls-ee-notfixing
tags: removed: rls-ee-incoming
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