Support multiple packages seperated via ","

Bug #124942 reported by Marcos
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apturl (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Binary package hint: apturl

Install apturl
I clicked on:


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Error showed up. (running gutsy)

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Jul 9 16:46:56 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/apturl
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.5
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: apturl 0.0+bzr20070709
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/apturl apt://amule,banshee,brasero,tilda,mplayer,vlc,aptoncd
ProcCwd: /home/marcos
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/apturl', 'apt://amule,banshee,brasero,tilda,mplayer,vlc,aptoncd']
SourcePackage: apturl
Title: apturl crashed with KeyError in __getitem__()
Uname: Linux marcos-desktop 2.6.20-16-generic #2 SMP Thu Jun 7 19:00:28 UTC 2007 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Tags: apport-crash
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Marcos (marcosrdz) wrote :
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Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

The implementation does currently only allow a single package to be installed, quoting from
The current set of commands is limited on purpose. Actions like "update", "upgrade", "dist-upgrade", "remove" look not useful or plain dangerous. We may expand the syntax later to support multiple packages separated by ",".

Changed in apturl:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
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Scott Ritchie (scottritchie) wrote :

I would just like to add my support for this feature request. There's a brainstorm page here as well:

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Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

This is possible with the current apturl in hardy now, but it will launch a separate window for each package.

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Siegfried Gevatter (rainct) wrote :

I guess this can be closed then?

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papukaija (papukaija) wrote :

Yes, this bug is indeed fixed (tested on Oneiric). For future reference you can manage the status of your own bugs by clicking on the current status in the yellow line and then choosing a new status in the revealed drop down box. You can learn more about bug statuses at Thank you again for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please submit any future bugs you may find.

Changed in apturl (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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