session-installer crashed with ModifyInternalError in _install_provide_files()

Bug #630877 reported by Clownfishy on 2010-09-05
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
sessioninstaller (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: sessioninstaller

Brasero would not burn CD with mp3 files and displayed -

"Please install the following manually and try again:
toc2cue (application)
cdrdao (application)"

Then this crash reports was generated

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: sessioninstaller 0.20-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-19.28-generic 2.6.35.3
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-19-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Sep 5 15:13:51 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/session-installer
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha i386 (20100224.1)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/session-installer
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 LANG=en_GB.utf8
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/session-installer']
SourcePackage: sessioninstaller
Title: session-installer crashed with ModifyInternalError in _install_provide_files()
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

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Clownfishy (clownfishy) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

Sessioninstaller should not actually crash in this case but instead show a error. It would also be
nice if it could make use of the command-not-found data. I assume that covers a lot of the cases
when install_provide_files() is used by apps, to look for helper binaries.

visibility: private → public
Changed in sessioninstaller (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package sessioninstaller - 0.20+bzr115-0ubuntu1

---------------
sessioninstaller (0.20+bzr115-0ubuntu1) maverick; urgency=low

  * New bzr version that use the command-not-found database to
    find files asked for by the InstallProviding interface. This
    helps e.g. brasero to find the cdrdao package when it needs it
    (LP: #630877)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Fri, 24 Sep 2010 10:50:55 +0200

Changed in sessioninstaller (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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