update-software-center-agent crashed with OSError in makedirs(): [Errno 17] File exists: '/tmp/guest-5v58U8/.cache/software-center/software-center-agent.db.tmp'

Bug #956680 reported by olaniyi on 2012-03-16
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

slow response and total freezing of the computer

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: software-center 5.1.12
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-18.29-generic 3.2.9
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-18-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Mar 15 23:08:56 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/update-software-center-agent
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/share/software-center/update-software-center-agent --datadir /usr/share/software-center/
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/share/software-center/update-software-center-agent', '--datadir', '/usr/share/software-center/']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: update-software-center-agent crashed with OSError in makedirs(): [Errno 17] File exists: '/tmp/guest-5v58U8/.cache/software-center/software-center-agent.db.tmp'
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups:

olaniyi (olaniyiinjersey) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2012-03-16
visibility: private → public
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
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: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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