ubutu-software-center fails to open in 10.10 [Maverick]

Bug #590281 reported by Doug McMahon on 2010-06-06
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
python-debian (Debian)
software-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

The software center fails to open, either from applications menu or cli
error message from terminal

/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/view/historypane.py:29: DeprecationWarning: please use 'debian' instead of 'debian_bundle'
  from debian_bundle import deb822
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 78, in <module>
    app = SoftwareCenterApp(datadir, xapian_base_path)
  File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/app.py", line 206, in __init__
    self.icons, datadir)
  File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/view/historypane.py", line 128, in __init__
  File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/view/historypane.py", line 163, in parse_history_log
    when = datetime.datetime.strptime(stanza['Start-Date'], '%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S')
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/debian/deb822.py", line 170, in __getitem__
    value = self.__dict[key]
KeyError: 'Start-Date'

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: software-center 2.1.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.34-5.14-generic 2.6.34
Uname: Linux 2.6.34-5-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Jun 5 21:27:44 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha i386 (20100329)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: software-center

Doug McMahon (mc3man) wrote :
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

I fixed this in trunk, it uncovered a bug in python-debian that needs a fix as well.

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 2.1.2

software-center (2.1.2) maverick; urgency=low

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/view/viewswitcher.py:
    - only reselect a channel node when a model is available
      (LP: #578497)
  * fix "List view forgets selected row" regression (LP: #584969)
  * softwarecenter/view/availablepane.py:
    - fix broken searches
  * data/ui/SoftwareCenter.ui,
    - bit of navhistory code housekeeping
    - add navhistory back/forward actions and corresponding
      menu items
    - integrate navhistory actions with custom back/forward
    - add accelerator keys for navhistory actions
  * merged lp:~osomon/software-center/memory_leak, fixes
    memory leak regression (LP: #577540), thanks Olivier Tilloy!
  * softwarecenter/backend/aptd.py:
    - fix error when updating software sources (LP: #586623)
  * merged lp:~osomon/software-center/memory_leak, disconnect
    signals to allow appstore to be deleted, thanks Olivier Tilloy!
  * merged lp:~osomon/software-center/fix_appstore_update, remake
    pkgname_index_map correctly, many thanks Olivier!
  * softwarecenter/view/historypane.py:
    - fix UnboundLocalError if history.log is empty
  * merged lp:~hellium/software-center/installed-date, history
    pane log parsing merged to AptHistory, implement "Installed since"
    feature in the details view, many thanks Geliy Sokolov!
  * softwarecenter/apt/apthistory.py,
    - fix launch error in the case where there is no
      history.log file (LP: #591590)

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * merged lp:~glatzor/software-center/glatzor to get improved
    aptdaemon API
  * test/test_aptd.py:
    - update tests to work with new defered magic API
  * debian/control:
    - update dependencies on aptdaemon
  * merged lp:~mmcg069/software-center/improve-appview-persistence
    (many thanks!)
  * softwarecenter/view/installedpane.py:
    - do not crash if model is None (LP: #586306)
  * merged lp:~gary-lasker/software-center/hide_nonapps_pkgs_xapian
    many thanks to Jacob Johan Edwards and Gary
  * softwarecenter/apt/apthistory.py:
    - add test (and test data) for AptHistory class
    - be more async friendly and add test for async
  * merge lp:~mvo/software-center/launchpad-login branch that
    provides the infrastructure for LP login/API calls and supports
    displaying private PPAs
  * softwarecenter/apt/apthistory.py:
    - be more robust against invalid entries (LP: #590281), this
      also need a python-debian fix to be fully working
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Thu, 10 Jun 2010 12:04:34 +0200

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in python-debian (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
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