crash if /target/etc/default doesn't exist

Bug #491198 reported by David Vaughn on 2009-12-02
This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
localechooser (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity", line 229, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity", line 226, in main
  File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity", line 68, in install
    ret =
  File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/frontend/", line 437, in run
  File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/frontend/", line 825, in progress_loop
    (ret, realtb))
RuntimeError: Install failed with exit code 1
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 2112, in <module>
  File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 368, in run
  File "/usr/share/ubiquity/", line 1041, in configure_locales
    raise InstallStepError("LanguageApply failed with code %d" % ret)
InstallStepError: LanguageApply failed with code 2

David Vaughn (nemesis2084) wrote :
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2009-12-02
affects: ubiquity (Ubuntu) → localechooser (Ubuntu)
Changed in localechooser (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
summary: - installer crashes
+ crash if /target/etc/default doesn't exist
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package localechooser - 2.12ubuntu3

localechooser (2.12ubuntu3) lucid; urgency=low

  * Make sure /target/etc/default exists before creating
    /target/etc/default/locale (LP: #491198).
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Tue, 19 Jan 2010 18:17:03 +0000

Changed in localechooser (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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