software-center crashed with TypeError in is_action_in_progress_for_selected_app()

Bug #558895 reported by Joe Begnoche (jwb1275) on 2010-04-09
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This bug affects 151 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Low
Matthew McGowan

Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

I just installed Lucid Beta 2. I opened the Software Center, I did a search for an application, then I closed the software center before it finished its search by mistake. Thats when I received the error.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: software-center 1.1.24
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-19.28-generic 2.6.32.10+drm33.1
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-19-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Apr 8 21:57:49 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta i386 (20100406.1)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with TypeError in is_action_in_progress_for_selected_app()
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
visibility: private → public
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Gary Lasker (gary-lasker)
importance: Undecided → Low
milestone: none → ubuntu-10.04
status: New → Confirmed
Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) wrote :

Matthew McGowan has already fixed this in his branch lp:~mmcg069/software-center/pathbar-atk, and his branch has been merged to trunk. Thanks Matthew!

The fix will be available in the next release of software-center.

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
assignee: Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) → mmnz (mmcg069)
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
xxxx (lose-x-xx-xxx) wrote :

I'd like "alarm-clock-applet" in the next release.

Ella L (ella-orion) wrote :

I didn't close the window, and it gave me the error.
The window remained open and I was able to install programs I found in the search.

cedar (klensin) on 2010-04-09
tags: added: amd86-64
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 1.1.25

---------------
software-center (1.1.25) lucid; urgency=low

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/view/viewswitcher.py:
    - fix intermittent AttributeError if a model doesn't
      exist when checking node expanded state (LP: #554388)
  * softwarecenter/view/viewswitcher.py:
    - fix nasty list view errors when disabling partner
      repository (LP: #556995)
  * softwarecenter/view/appview.py:
    - fix intermittent AttributeError in row selection
      (LP: #552224)
  * softwarecenter/view/availablepane.py:
    - fix double call to set_category method
  * softwarecenter/view/channelpane.py,
    softwarecenter/view/installedpane.py:
    - fix bug where clicking the "Search Results" navigation
      button in the "Installed View" or in a PPA/channel
      view has no effect (LP: #559732)
  * softwarecenter/view/channelpane.py:
    - fix bug where selecting a new PPA/channel while
      a search is in effect in the current PPA/channel
      does not display the new PPA/channel (LP: #559742)

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * softwarecenter/apt/aptcache.py:
    - add file monitor to detect changes in the dpkg status
      when apt is run outside of software-center (LP: #432555)
  * softwarecenter/view/appdetailsview.py:
    - only show "needs updating" message if we have a component
      associated with the software-item (LP: #542892)
  * softwarecenter/db/database.py:
    - when we have no package and no information no how to get it,
      display unavailable message instead of a empty summary line
  * merged lp:~mmcg069/software-center/pathbar-atk
    - this makes the pathbar on top fully accessible with e.g.
      orca (LP: #526384). Also fixes intermittent TypeError bug
      (LP: #558895) and nav button visual artifact when selecting
      a channel (LP: #531724). Many thanks!
  * softwarecenter/view/appview.py:
    - avoid blocking if a operation takes long

  [ Zygmunt Krynicki ]
  * softwarecenter/view/appdetailsview.py:
    - use package name when application name is not available (LP: #549011)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Sat, 10 Apr 2010 16:29:10 +0200

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Anxious Nut (anxiousnut) wrote :

however the selected package to install did get installed normally

Patrick O Reilly (cppadser) wrote :

The package installed ok. This issue is now fixed with the latest software-center update. 1.25.

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