package install relies on $HOME

Bug #598802 reported by Richard Whitehouse on 2010-06-26
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
language-selector (Ubuntu)
Arne Goetje
Nominated for Lucid by Arne Goetje
Nominated for Maverick by Arne Goetje

Bug Description

Binary package hint: language-selector

Description: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Release: 10.04
Package: lucid-updates/main language-selector-common 0.5.8 [56.1kB]

When running sudo apt-get upgrade on lucid, the following error is thrown:

Setting up language-selector-common (0.5.8) ...
Installing new version of config file /etc/fonts/conf.avail/69-language-selector-ja-jp.conf ...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/fontconfig-voodoo", line 101, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/fontconfig-voodoo", line 84, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/LanguageSelector/", line 113, in setConfigBasedOnLocale
    lang =[1]
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/LanguageSelector/", line 231, in getUserDefaultLanguage
    for line in open(fname):
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/home/rjw201-adm/.profile

Arne Goetje (arnegoetje) on 2010-06-29
Changed in language-selector (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Arne Goetje (arnegoetje) on 2010-06-29
Changed in language-selector (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
importance: Undecided → Low
assignee: nobody → Arne Goetje (arnegoetje)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package language-selector - 0.6.1

language-selector (0.6.1) maverick; urgency=low

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * fix dialog returning too early (issue with latest aptdaemon)
  * fix deprecation warning
  * build with include-links
  * dbus_backend/ls-dbus-backend: move dbus.mainloop.glib integration way up
    to avoid crash on startup (LP: #598619) (LP: #596603)

  [ Arne Goetje ]
  * clean up data/pkg-depends:
    - remove enigmail-locale- (LP: #588254)
    - remove obsolete kde-i18n- and koffice-i18n- entries, packages have
      been removed from archive in Lucid.
  * update fontconfig/69-language-selector-ja-jp.conf: change binding to
    'strong' (LP: #569442)
  * check for file permissions (LP: #598802)
  * fix depreciation warnings
  * debian/control: add pyqt4-dev-tools to Build-Depends
 -- Arne Goetje <email address hidden> Fri, 02 Jul 2010 17:21:08 +0800

Changed in language-selector (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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