Assertion "_width>=0" failed

Bug #121788 reported by Juan Pablo Salazar Bertín on 2007-06-22
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aptitude (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: aptitude

To reproduce, press Enter after %p:

snifer@snifer-laptop:~$ aptitude search human-cursors-theme -F "%p
> "
Uncaught exception: ../../../src/vscreen/columnify.h:62: column::column(const column_disposition&, int, bool, bool): Assertion "_width>=0" failed.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Jun 22 14:58:12 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.10
Package: aptitude 0.4.4-4ubuntu2
PackageArchitecture: i386
SourcePackage: aptitude
Uname: Linux snifer-laptop 2.6.22-6-generic #1 SMP Fri Jun 1 19:24:12 GMT 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

Ted (tedks) wrote :

I can reproduce this on x86_64 Ubuntu 7.10, so this bug is confirmed.

Changed in aptitude:
status: New → Confirmed

Still happens in Hardy, aptitude version 0.4.9-2ubuntu5.

snifer@snifer-laptop:~$ aptitude search aptitude -F "%p
> "
Uncaught exception: columnify.h:64: cwidget::column::column(const cwidget::column_disposition&, int, bool, bool): Assertion "_width>=0" failed.

Ted (tedks) wrote :

This is a dirty hackish fix. Run the patch over main.cc.

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