gwibber-service crashed with IOError in get_avatar_path(): [Errno 36] File name too long: u'/home/samael/.cache/gwibber/avatars//.'

Bug #849654 reported by Manuel Muradás on 2011-09-14
This bug affects 10 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gwibber (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

gwibber-service crashed. It looks like it doesn't handle long avatar's names.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gwibber-service 3.1.90-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.17-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 1.22.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Sep 14 00:20:47 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gwibber-service
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta amd64 (20110905)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/gwibber-service
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/gwibber-service']
SourcePackage: gwibber
Title: gwibber-service crashed with IOError in get_avatar_path(): [Errno 36] File name too long: u'/home/samael/.cache/gwibber/avatars/http:a2.twimg.comprofile_images1370977568AIbEiAIAAABDCMHMidOknvqfGiILdmNhcmRfcGhvdG8qKDRlNzhkZmJmYjE3MDVkNDYwY2JjZDIyYjhhMzQ5MjBiZDY1M2RkZmQwAQUxf6fTTS52YrCZ9eftmxrDoctM_normal.jpeg'
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Manuel Muradás (dieresys) wrote :

This crash has the same stack trace characteristics as bug #626068. However, the latter was already fixed in an earlier package version than the one in this report. This might be a regression or because the problem is in a dependent package.

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
tags: added: regression-retracer
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
visibility: private → public
Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Confirmed → Triaged
tags: removed: bugpattern-needed
tags: added: bugpattern-written
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