software-center crashed with KeyError in get_hostid_pending_change(): dbus.String(u'', variant_level=1)

Bug #941193 reported by Malte Pannemann on 2012-02-26
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This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
oneconf (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

i want to Syndicate my different computers an install some programms. than softwarecenter crashed. the whole Softwarecenter has many bugs ;-)

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: software-center 5.1.10
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-17.27-generic 3.2.6
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-17-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.93-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Sun Feb 26 01:00:25 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20111129.1)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with KeyError in get_hostid_pending_change(): dbus.String(u'', variant_level=1)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-02-25 (0 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Related branches

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2012-02-27
visibility: private → public
affects: software-center (Ubuntu) → oneconf (Ubuntu)
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

This should be fixed in the attached branch. lp:~mvo/oneconf/lp941193

You mentioned its buggy - what other bugs did you encounter?

Changed in oneconf (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

AFAICS this is the only bug you reported against software-center, so if there is more, we want to hear about it :)

Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2012-02-29
Changed in oneconf (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Ludek (ludek-smolik) wrote :

software-center crashed always when I choose "synchronize computer" option.

Occurred when I opened the Software Center and started browsing my Installed section.

Enkouyami (furyhamster) wrote :

Occurred when I opened the Software Center and chose the "sync between computers" option, but it didn't close and it was still functional.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package oneconf - 0.2.8

---------------
oneconf (0.2.8) precise; urgency=low

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * Fix software-center crashed with KeyError in get_hostid_pending_change()
    (LP: #941193)

  [ Didier Roche ]
  * Move saving facility to an utils module to reuse safe saving accross
    the whole application. Removed a deprecated call as well
    (LP: #944738, #842198)
  * Recover gracefully if any of the json file is broken (LP: #849037)
  * Fix turning off oneconf is USC doesn't work (LP: #964659)
  * oneconf-service crashed with KeyError in check_if_refresh_needed():
    'packages_checksum' (LP: #940710)
  * Added/Enhanced tests for all the above
  * debian/control:
    - Bump Standards-Version: to latest
 -- Didier Roche <email address hidden> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:11:17 +0200

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