dpkg assert failure: dpkg: ../../src/packages.c:245: process_queue: Assertion `dependtry <= 4' failed.

Bug #1661973 reported by Chinedu Oluo on 2017-02-05
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Bug Description

Happened on restart

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.04
Package: dpkg 1.18.10ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.9.0-16.17-generic 4.9.6
Uname: Linux 4.9.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.4-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
AssertionMessage: dpkg: ../../src/packages.c:245: process_queue: Assertion `dependtry <= 4' failed.
Date: Sun Jan 29 21:15:32 2017
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/dpkg
ExecutableTimestamp: 1471023316
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-01-30 (6 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" - Alpha amd64 (20170129)
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/dpkg --status-fd 47 --configure --pending
ProcCwd: /
 PATH=(custom, no user)
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: dpkg
 __assert_fail_base (fmt=<optimized out>, assertion=assertion@entry=0x562b63c5b5e0 "dependtry <= 4", file=file@entry=0x562b63c5b56e "../../src/packages.c", line=line@entry=245, function=function@entry=0x562b63c5be30 "process_queue") at assert.c:92
 __GI___assert_fail (assertion=0x562b63c5b5e0 "dependtry <= 4", file=0x562b63c5b56e "../../src/packages.c", line=245, function=0x562b63c5be30 "process_queue") at assert.c:101
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Title: dpkg assert failure: dpkg: ../../src/packages.c:245: process_queue: Assertion `dependtry <= 4' failed.
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Chinedu Oluo (trapnation) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make this software better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #1512322, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
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