Bug #1781996 reported by errors.ubuntu.com bug bridge on 2018-07-16
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-software (Ubuntu)
Andrea Azzarone

Bug Description

* Impact
gnome-software segfaults in the snap handling code in some cases

* Test case
No specific steps to test but look at the error reports, there should be no entry for the next version

* Regression potential
The code is just changing the installation date info, check that this one is still rightly displayed for most snaps


The Ubuntu Error Tracker has been receiving reports about a problem regarding gnome-software. This problem was most recently seen with package version 3.29.1-0ubuntu1, the problem page at https://errors.ubuntu.com/problem/736dd4ead394ce3227125f661809e20472d3444c contains more details, including versions of packages affected, stacktrace or traceback, and individual crash reports.
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Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) on 2018-07-16
Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Andrea Azzarone (azzar1)
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

I'm uploaded that fix to cosmic/bionic

Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnome-software - 3.29.1-0ubuntu5

gnome-software (3.29.1-0ubuntu5) cosmic; urgency=medium

  [ Andrea Azzarone ]
  * debian/patches/0001-snap-plugin-segfault.patch:
    - don't segfault on null snap installation date (lp: #1781996)

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:52:40 +0200

Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

Hello errors.ubuntu.com, or anyone else affected,

Accepted gnome-software into bionic-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-software/3.28.1-0ubuntu4.18.04.2 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed.Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-bionic to verification-done-bionic. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-bionic. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic
Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) wrote :

gnome-software 3.28.1-0ubuntu4.18.04.2 has been in bionic-proposed for few days now and errors.ubuntu.com shows that no crash has been detected for this version. Marking as verification-done.

tags: added: verification-done verification-done-bionic
removed: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic
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