Missing symlink in python2.7-dbg package

Bug #1571198 reported by Bajusz Tamás on 2016-04-16
This bug affects 1 person
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python2.7 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Extending gdb with python (2.7) doesn't work in 16.04 xenial because
pointing to
is missing from the package!

CVE References

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package python2.7 - 2.7.11-7ubuntu1

python2.7 (2.7.11-7ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium

  * Fix gdb auto-load symlink for the python2.7 binary. LP: #1571198.

 -- Matthias Klose <email address hidden> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 16:00:29 +0200

Changed in python2.7 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released

Hello Bajusz, or anyone else affected,

Accepted python2.7 into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python2.7/2.7.12-1~16.04 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, and change the tag from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

tags: added: verification-needed
Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

fixed in 2.7.12 available in xenial-proposed

Changed in python2.7 (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed

The verification of the Stable Release Update for python2.7 has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package python2.7 - 2.7.12-1~16.04

python2.7 (2.7.12-1~16.04) xenial-proposed; urgency=medium

  * SRU: LP: #1591895. Backport 2.7.12 to 16.04 LTS.

python2.7 (2.7.12-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Python 2.7.12 release.

python2.7 (2.7.12~rc1-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Extend debian/copyright to the files shipped in the wheel files.

python2.7 (2.7.12~rc1-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Python 2.7.12 release candidate 1.
    - Issue #20041: Fixed TypeError when frame.f_trace is set to None.
    - Issue #25702: A --with-lto configure option has been added that will
      enable link time optimizations at build time during a make profile-opt.
      Some compilers and toolchains are known to not produce stable code when
      using LTO, be sure to test things thoroughly before relying on it.
      It can provide a few % speed up over profile-opt alone.
    - Issue #26556: Update expat to 2.1.1, fixes CVE-2015-1283.
    - Fix TLS stripping vulnerability in smptlib, CVE-2016-0772.
    - Issue #7356: ctypes.util: Make parsing of ldconfig output independent of
      the locale.
    - Issue #25738: Stop BaseHTTPServer.BaseHTTPRequestHandler.send_error()
      from sending a message body for 205 Reset Content. Also, don't send the
      Content-Type header field in responses that don't have a body.
    - Issue #21313: Fix the "platform" module to tolerate when sys.version
      contains truncated build information.
    - Issue #27211: Fix possible memory corruption in io.IOBase.readline().
    - Issue #5124: Paste with text selected now replaces the selection on X11.
      This matches how paste works on Windows, Mac, most modern Linux apps,
      and ttk widgets.
    - Issue #24759: Make clear in idlelib.idle_test.__init__ that the directory
      is a private implementation of test.test_idle and tool for maintainers.
    - Issue #21916: Added tests for the turtle module.
    - Issue #27229: Fix the cross-compiling pgen rule for in-tree builds.
    - Issue #17500, and https://github.com/python/pythondotorg/issues/945: Remove
      unused and outdated icons.

python2.7 (2.7.11-11) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Update to 20160602 from the 2.7 branch.
    - Issue #26168: Fixed possible refleaks in failing Py_BuildValue() with
      the "N" format unit.
    - Issue #27114: Fix SSLContext._load_windows_store_certs fails with
    - Issue #26673: When tk reports font size as 0, change to size 10.
      Such fonts on Linux prevented the configuration dialog from opening.
    - Issue #27044: Add ConfigDialog.remove_var_callbacks to stop memory leaks.
    - In the 'IDLE-console differences' section of the IDLE doc, clarify
      how running with IDLE affects sys.modules and the standard streams.
    - Issue #25507: Fix incorrect change in IOBinding that prevented printing.
      Change also prevented saving shell window with non-ascii characters.
      Augment IOBinding htest to include all major IOBinding functions.
    - Issue #25905: Revert unwanted conversion of ' to ’ RIGHT SINGLE QUOTATION
      MARK in README.txt and open this and NEWS.txt with 'ascii'.
      Re-encode CREDITS....


Changed in python2.7 (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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