software-center crashed with IndexError in _search_gmenu_dir()

Bug #641071 reported by Hendry Rupini on 2010-09-17
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

Steps to reproduce:
1. Open software-center.
2. Navigate to any installed package (like empathy).

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: software-center 2.1.22.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.32-generic 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Sep 17 11:52:14 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091028.5)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_IN
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with IndexError in _search_gmenu_dir()
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout libvirtd lpadmin plugdev sambashare

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
visibility: private → public
description: updated
description: updated

This actually happens with every installed package. Raising the priority.

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
status: Confirmed → Triaged
description: updated
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2010-09-22
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
milestone: none → ubuntu-10.10
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2010-09-22
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 3.0

---------------
software-center (3.0) maverick; urgency=low

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * softwarecenter/backend/restfulclient.py:
    - setup cachedir to avoid unneeded wadl downloading (LP: #645837)
  * softwarecenter/utils.py:
    - fix crash if desktop_file_path does not contain "applications"
      (LP: #641071)
  * softwarecenter/backend/aptd.py:
    - add keyfile for whitelisted channel (LP: #645120)
  * softwarecenter/view/appdetailsview.py:
    - fix crash when reinstalling previous purchase
      (LP: #645843)
  * softwarecenter/backend/restfulclient.py, softwarecenter/db/update.py,
    - use gio instead of restfulclient to get the available purchase
      items and properly use the etag values provided to avoid uneeded
      bandwidth usage and load on the server (LP: #645837)
  * utils/update-software-center-agent:
    - trivial logging fix to make --debug fully work
  * debian/changelog:
    - its 3.0!

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/app.py,
    softwarecenter/backend/channel.py:
    - fix multiple instances of the "Previous Purchases"
      item in the left navigation pane (LP: #645439)
  * README:
    - fix typo
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Thu, 23 Sep 2010 11:16:44 +0200

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