On new installation, all item screens show "Updates: Unknown"

Bug #862388 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2011-09-29
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Medium
Kiwinote

Bug Description

Ubuntu Software Center 4.1.23.4, Ubuntu 11.10 beta 2

1. Install Ubuntu without choosing the "Download updates while installing" option.
2. Restart into Ubuntu.
3. Launch Ubuntu Software Center.
4. Navigate to any software item screen.
5. Scroll to the Details section.

What you see: "Updates Unknown".
What you should see: Correct update info.

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Kiwinote (kiwinote) wrote :

This was broken for all cases (not just fresh installs), as there was essentially a 'if False, display the text' in the code.

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Kiwinote (kiwinote)
status: New → Fix Committed
Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) wrote :

Merged to trunk. Thanks, kiwinote!

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 5.0

---------------
software-center (5.0) oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appdetailsview.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appdetailsview_gtk.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/reviews.py,
    utils/submit_review_gtk3.py:
    - restore the ability to edit or delete your own
      review (LP: #861999)
  * softwarecenter/db/application.py:
    - fix TypeError in __init__ (LP: #825729)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appdetailsview_gtk.py:
    - fix crash in _get_app_icon_xy_position_on_screen (LP: #843565)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/softwarepane.py:
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in on_add_to_launcher (LP: #835337)

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * add support for license keys in $HOME
  * set correct version number
  * utils/submit_review_gtk3.py:
    - translate app name in review title, thanks to Gabor Kelemen
      (LP: #782146)
  * softwarecenter/backend/reviews.py:
    - leave the review sorting to the server now that the rnr-server
      is deployed that sorts properly by wilson_score
  * fix None vs "" crashes
  * fix another dbus exception when a tid vanishes (LP: #848676), thanks
    to Marc Deslauriers

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * softwarecenter/distro/Ubuntu.py:
    - display canonical support text again (LP: #862388)
      (no new strings - there was just some 'if False, display the text' code)

  [ Matthew McGowan ]
  * data/ui/gtk3/dialogs.ui:
    - fix incorrect sizing of dialogs (LP: #825959, LP: #844014)
  * display 'where is it' command line helper for installed apps with
    no desktop_files even when unity is running.'
  * set a minimum size for the CategoryTile so all english category
    names fit to two lines (Computer Science and Robotics took 3 lines
    to display).
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appdetailsview_gtk.py:
    - cleanup dead code
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Thu, 29 Sep 2011 20:45:22 +0200

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