software-center crashed with UnboundLocalError in expand_path(): local variable 'start' referenced before assignment

Bug #960260 reported by on 2012-03-20
This bug affects 17 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Release: 12.04
  Installed: 5.1.13
  Candidate: 5.1.13
  Version table:
 *** 5.1.13 0
        500 precise/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
using 2 finger scroll in software center window I was already at the bottom


ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: software-center 5.1.13
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-19.30-generic 3.2.11
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Tue Mar 20 09:32:04 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
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 UnboundLocalError in expand_path(): local variable 'start' referenced before assignment
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-14 (6 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

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tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Kiwinote (kiwinote) wrote :

ah, sorry, that was a silly mistake on my part - will attempt to fix it properly this time round

visibility: private → public
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Kiwinote (kiwinote)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
ulas sahin (click-29) wrote :


Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center -

software-center ( precise; urgency=low

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/
    - fix UnboundLocalError in expand_path() (LP: #960260)

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/
    - do not crash if no http_proxy is found in the environnment
      (thanks to Vincent Untz)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:33:40 +0100

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

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tarkeshwar Patel (tarpatel12) wrote :

please help me

Mario Bosco (mariobosco2010) wrote :

The software center doesn't crash.
When I try to come back after having seen a read more about the compiz software it appears the windows of the crash but it isn't true. It is not necessary to re-launch but it is sufficient to close the alarm window

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