software-center crashed with AttributeError in save_person_to_config(): SoftwareCenterConfig instance has no attribute 'close'

Bug #858403 reported by Francesco Muriana on 2011-09-24
48
This bug affects 10 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Medium
Gary Lasker

Bug Description

USC crashed after adding a review

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: software-center 4.1.23.5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic-pae 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic-pae i686
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Sep 24 20:21:13 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta i386 (20110901)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with AttributeError in save_person_to_config(): SoftwareCenterConfig instance has no attribute 'close'
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Francesco Muriana (f-muriana) wrote :
visibility: private → public
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
An Sanct (mermal) wrote :

Crash has occurred, when I was writing a review of a program (synaptic).

Bart Willemsen (b-willemsen8) wrote :

Same here, tried to submit the review, after that the Software Centre crashed on me.

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Gary Lasker (gary-lasker)
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 4.1.23.7

---------------
software-center (4.1.23.7) oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/backend/installbackend_impl/aptd.py:
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in _show_transaction_failed_dialog
      (LP: #858193)
  * softwarecenter/backend/installbackend.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/aptd_gtk3.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/dialogs/__init__.py:
    - implement the error() method of InstallBackendUI to display the
      required error dialog in the event of a transaction error
      (LP: #860137)
  * softwarecenter/backend/installbackend_impl/aptd.py:
    - add unicode handling for the transaction error dialog
  * softwarecenter/utils.py:
    - let the utf8() method handle None as an input value
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appdetailsview_gtk.py:
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in set_value() (LP: #846600)
  * softwarecenter/db/debfile.py:
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in warning() (LP: #845298)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/app.py:
    - fix intermittent crash at shutdown (LP: #728973)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/availablepane.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/session/navhistory.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/session/viewmanager.py:
    - navigate back to the application details view on
      a purchase cancellation or a purchase error (LP: #859790)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/installedpane.py:
    - fix empty installed view after clearing search (LP: #860810)
    - fix rendering glitch when searching with OneConf
      active (LP: #860818)
  * softwarecenter/utils.py:
    - fix crash in save_person_to_config() (LP: #858403)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/reviews.py:
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in _whom_when_markup()

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/searchentry.py:
    - merge header fix
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/app.py, softwarecenter/utils.py:
    - add support for proxy setup from gsettings (LP: #742564)

  [ Juhana Jauhiainen ]
  * Added For Software developers link to Help menu. (LP #722366)

  [ Didier Roche ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/installedpane.py:
    - disable search when viewing oneconfviews

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/viewswitcher.py:
    - if we're in the 'in progress' view and all the transactions finish, then
      navigate back (LP: #831524)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 18:02:08 +0200

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