flickr plugin error: ValueError: GET/HEAD requests should not include body.

Bug #1258657 reported by Scott Sweeny on 2013-12-06
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
friends (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I noticed that flickr entries haven't been showing up in the Friends app recently. I checked my logs and found this traceback occurring every time the flickr plugin is activated:

ERROR Thread-1 2013-12-06 16:37:17,896 friends.utils.base GET/HEAD request
s should not include body.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/friends/utils/", line 159, in run
  File "/usr/lib/python3.3/", line 594, in run
    self._target(*self._args, **self._kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/friends/utils/", line 153, in _retval_catcher
    self._success_callback(str(func(*args, **kwargs)))
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/friends/protocols/", line 116, in receive
    response = self._get_url(args)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/friends/protocols/", line 69, in _get_url
    data=params or {},
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/friends/utils/", line 496, in _get_oauth_headers
    url, body=data, headers=headers or {}, http_method=method)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/oauthlib/oauth1/rfc5849/", line 275, in sign
    raise ValueError('GET/HEAD requests should not include body.')
ValueError: GET/HEAD requests should not include body.
INFO MainThread 2013-12-06 16:37:47,278 friends.main Stopped friends-dispatcher main loop

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: friends 0.2.0+13.10.20130926-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-14.21-generic 3.11.7
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-14-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: f24bf886cf6158b8cd6d663f166fcff9
CheckboxSystem: 3935143777c965daaa64b51f0134f712
Date: Fri Dec 6 16:39:26 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2010-10-11 (1152 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: friends
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-09-04 (93 days ago)

Related branches

Scott Sweeny (ssweeny) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package friends - 0.2.0+14.04.20140217.1-0ubuntu1

friends (0.2.0+14.04.20140217.1-0ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Scott Sweeny ]
  * Flickr: Fix oauth signing for a GET request. According to [1] the
    base string for the OAuth signature must include all of the
    parameters, but oauthlib won't sign a GET request that includes a
    body. Instead pass the parameters as part of the URL. [1] (LP:
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:38:56 +0000

Changed in friends (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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