software-center history dosn't get updated

Bug #612183 reported by las on 2010-08-01
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

s-c 3.1.3

- open s-c and view history pane
- install/remove an app
- view history pane and note that the history pane is not updated

las (bandara-ls) wrote :

In Maverick, the Ubuntu Software Center history lags at least 7 hours in changes it reports.

lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu maverick (development branch)
Release: 10.10

apt-cache policy software-center
  Version table:
 *** 0
        500 maverick/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Kiwinote (kiwinote) on 2010-12-01
description: updated
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged

Can somebody try this small patch?

las (bandara-ls) wrote :

i would like to try it.but dont know how.Can some one put a link to a guide pls?

Try this:

sudo apt-get install bzr
bzr branch lp:software-center
cd software-center
bzr patch ../history_fix.diff

And check installing/removing applications

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks a lot Geliy for this fix, I added it to the bzr branch.

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

This bug was fixed in the package software-center -

software-center ( natty; urgency=low

  [ Matthew McGowan ]
  * softwarecenter/view/,
    - tweak color of review stars in details view and the
      review dialog to match listview color (LP: #753620)

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/view/
    - fix crash if the edit menu is activated while viewing
      the pending view or the history pane (LP: #754153)

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * softwarecenter/apt/
    - fix showing newly installed apps in the history (thanks to
      Geliy Sokolov) LP: #612183)
  * softwarecenter/db/
    - use a joinable queue in the multiprocessing code and ensure
      task_done/join is used (LP: #743020)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Fri, 08 Apr 2011 13:13:49 +0200

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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