hal-device-manager crashes with an import error

Bug #91264 reported by dafloyd on 2007-03-10
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
hal (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: hal

Dell D420

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Mar 11 00:51:24 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/hal-device-manager
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.5
Package: hal-device-manager
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/hal-device-manager
ProcCwd: /home/dessl
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/hal-device-manager']
SourcePackage: hal
 Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/bin/hal-device-manager", line 13, in <module>
     import Const
 ImportError: No module named Const
Uname: Linux d420 2.6.20-9-generic #2 SMP Mon Feb 26 03:01:44 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

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dafloyd (de-floydworld) wrote :
William Grant (wgrant) wrote :

It seems that the latest build of the package hasn't had all the instances of ${prefix} in it replaced with /usr. This renders it entirely unusable.

Changed in hal:
importance: Undecided → High
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) wrote :

looks like the build script inserted a literal '${prefix}' for @DATADIR@
in tools/device-manager/hal-device-manager.in

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