unhelpful error message "giblib error: Saving to file [file] failed"

Bug #1523212 reported by Karl-Philipp Richter on 2015-12-06
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scrot (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Specifying a `[file]` argument causes failure and the error message `giblib error: Saving to file [file] failed` to be display. Obviously this isn't helpful because it doesn't explain the reason and possible fix to the user. Please note that this isn't about the failure, but about the feedback.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: scrot (not installed)
Uname: Linux 4.3.0-040300-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Dec 6 11:33:24 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-09-14 (82 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" - Release amd64 (20150422)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: scrot
SystemImageInfo: Error: command ['system-image-cli', '-i'] failed with exit code 2:
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to wily on 2015-10-23 (43 days ago)

Eriberto (eriberto) wrote :
Changed in scrot (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package scrot - 1.1-1

---------------
scrot (1.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * New upstream version 1.1.
  * debian/copyright: added rights for upstream Jade Auer.
  * debian/patches/10_fix-distclean.patch: removed. The
    upstream fixed the source code. Thanks.

 -- Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <email address hidden> Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:21:16 -0300

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