software-center crashed with TypeError in _parse_menu_tag(): 'NoneType' object is not iterable

Bug #854087 reported by Sergio Schneider on 2011-09-19
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This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
High
Michael Vogt
Oneiric
High
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

xubuntu 11.10 daily live sep19-2011

TEST CASE:
1. Install Xubuntu (not tested with Ubuntu) and reboot
2. Launch software-center

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: software-center 4.1.23.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.284
Date: Mon Sep 19 18:00:20 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
LiveMediaBuild: Xubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta amd64 (20110919)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
SoftwareCenterLog:
 2011-09-19 18:00:17,503 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.em - INFO - EM's: 17 14 19
 2011-09-19 18:00:19,490 - softwarecenter.backend.reviews - WARNING - Could not get usefulness from server, no username in config file
 2011-09-19 18:00:19,645 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.utils - INFO - Softwarecenter style provider for greybird Gtk theme: /usr/share/software-center/ui/gtk3/css/softwarecenter.css
 2011-09-19 18:00:20,271 - softwarecenter.db.categories - WARNING - '/usr/share/desktop-directories/Utility.directory' has no name
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with TypeError in _parse_menu_tag(): 'NoneType' object is not iterable
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Sergio Schneider (spsf) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :

Thanks for reporting this bug and any supporting documentation. Since this bug has enough information provided for a developer to begin work, I'm going to mark it as confirmed and let them handle it from here.

To reproduce this issue, simply open "Ubuntu Software Center" in Xubuntu Oneiric after installing.

Thanks for taking the time to make Ubuntu better!

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: Confirmed → Triaged
visibility: private → public
tags: added: iso-testing
description: updated
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: nobody → Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team)
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2011-09-20
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team) → Gary Lasker (gary-lasker)
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2011-09-20
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Triaged → In Progress
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2011-09-20
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) → Michael Vogt (mvo)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 4.1.23.4

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software-center (4.1.23.4) oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Matthew McGowan ]
  * utils/submit_review_gtk3.py:
    - fix crash when submitting a review (LP: #852016)
  * fix the overlay icon position in the (lobby|subcat) featured tiles
  * fix the backforward button such that the border-radius is switched
    when in rtl mode.
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appdetailsview_gtk.py:
    - fix stray dotted lines at bottom of the "not found"
      screen (LP: #853514)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/buttons.py:
    - add a focus ring for the "More" buttons on the
      home screen (LP: #854177)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/exhibits.py:
    - add a focus ring for the exhibits banner (LP: #854168)
  * check the button-release occurs within the exhibit banner
    (LP: #848805)
  * add additional checks to ensure we bail on a NoneType within
    apptreeview._on_button_press_event. also switch some StateType's
    to the Gtk3 correct StateFlags'
  * reimplement the focal frames for focal CellRendererButtons
    in the apptreeview
  * lp:~mmcg069/software-center/rtl-improvements
    - make the appview progress bar fill in the correct direction when in rtl
      mode
    - also improve the positioning of the installed overlay icon in both ltr
      and rtl modes.
  * lp:~mmcg069/software-center/nav-improvements
    - correct the navhistory behaviour when a user clears the search_entry,
      remove spurious navhistory items, improve unit test (LP: #854047)
  * lp:~mmcg069/software-center/lobby-work
    - update the lobby and subcat views when selecting to view "Canonical
      Maintained Software", other lobby fixes and cleanup (LP: #835025)
  * lp:~mmcg069/software-center/description-improvements:
    - improvements to the description area in the details view, make
      description text selectable, update unit test (LP: #854368)
  * lp:~mmcg069/software-center/Bug846204:
    - a solution to LP: #846204

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * softwarecenter/db/application.py:
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in __init__ (LP: #838791)
  * softwarecenter/db/debfile.py:
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in __init__ (LP: #835887)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/buttons.py:
    - draw focus-line for category tiles and subcategory tiles
    - make featuredtiles accessible
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/description.py:
    - fix crash in rendering bullet points in rtl layouts
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/exhibits.py:
    - make exhibits accessible

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * utils/submit_review_gtk3.py:
    - fix crash if an error occurs while submitting
      a review (LP: #854187)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/apptreeview.py:
    - check that a category is not selected before updating,
      fixes a crash on e.g. a network change event (LP: #848085)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/installedpane.py:
    - display a spinner while loading the oneconf
      list view
  * pyflakes fixes

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/purchaseview.py,
    test/gtk3/test_purchase.py:
    - ensure to never log sensitive oauth token data to the console
      from webkit and add test
  * debian/c...

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