software-center crashed with AttributeError in version(): 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'version'

Bug #943605 reported by Ananth Srisailapathy on 2012-02-29
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Low
Gary Lasker

Bug Description

No error message cited, but crashes in 12.04 64 bit version, alpha 2

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: software-center 5.1.10
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-17.27-generic 3.2.6
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-17-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 1.93-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Feb 29 22:28:20 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta amd64 (20120228.1)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
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']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with AttributeError in version(): 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'version'
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

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tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
visibility: private → public
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) wrote :

Rproduced trying to install gweld from sotware-center

description: updated
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Low
assignee: nobody → Gary Lasker (gary-lasker)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 5.1.13

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software-center (5.1.13) precise; urgency=low

  [ Anthony Lenton ]
  * lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part5,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part6,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part7,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part8,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part9,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part10,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part11,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part12,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part13,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part14,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part15,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part16,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part17,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part18,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part19,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part20,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part21,
    lp:~elachuni/software-center/pep8-test-part22:
    - many, many, many pep8 fixes
  * lp:~elachuni/software-center/unify-ussoc-envvar:
    - fix USSOC_SERVICE_URL env variable

  [ Gabor Kelemen ]
  * lp:~kelemeng/software-center/bug953812: (LP: #953812)
    - Translate review sorting criteria
    - Fix the Recommendation spinner text translations

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/small-sso-fixes:
    - fix the clear_credentials() call if a token is no
      longer valid
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp955005:
    - don't display ratings for the case where an app
      cannot be found (LP: #955005)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/opengl-driver-blacklist:
    - add support for video driver blacklisting
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp856559:
    - fix case where the search term is not always
      cleared in the search entry (LP: #856559)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/misc-fixes:
    - when a package can not be authenticated, do not fail
      (hard) but instead offer to "repair" the situation using
      a "reload" and try the install again (LP: #876278)
    - do not crash in if os.makedirs has a race condition
      (LP: #956680)
    - fix the proxy handling with 12.04 as the "enabled" property
      is deprecated now. it will also not mess with the proxy
      environment on non-gnome systems (LP: #742564)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp780812:
    - ensure that the distroseries is updated in the sources
      deb line when updating a purchased item (LP: #780812)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/recommendations-opt-out:
    - fix double-results when opting-in and back out of of
      the recommendations service repeatedly
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/tos-dialog:
    - display a terms-of-service dialog before the first purchase
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp957599:
    - add a new unit test test_spawn_helper.py
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/track-db-open:
    - improve db logging

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * lp:~gary-lasker/software-center/fix-lp955048:
    - String fix for the "Recommended For You" panel. LP: #955048
  * lp:~gary-lasker/software-center/fix-lp856559:
    - Clears the search entry field before doing a reinstall
      previous purchases (LP: #85655...

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