update-software-center-channels crashed with DatabaseOpeningError in __init__(): Couldn't stat '/var/cache/software-center/xapian' (No such file or directory)

Bug #976169 reported by Enkouyami on 2012-04-07
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Low
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

The folder '/var/cache/software-center/xapian' doesnt exist.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: software-center 5.1.14.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-22.35-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-22-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.0-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Sat Apr 7 14:49:10 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/update-software-center-channels
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta amd64 (20120331)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/share/software-center/update-software-center-channels
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/share/software-center/update-software-center-channels']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: update-software-center-channels crashed with DatabaseOpeningError in __init__(): Couldn't stat '/var/cache/software-center/xapian' (No such file or directory)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Related branches

Enkouyami (furyhamster) wrote :
visibility: private → public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2012-04-13
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
assignee: nobody → Michael Vogt (mvo)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 5.2

---------------
software-center (5.2) precise; urgency=low

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * debian/control:
    - recommend xz-lmza instead of lzma (LP: #878354)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/track-axi-changes:
    - add a monitor for changes in the apt-xapian-index to ensure
      the DB is reopened if the cron job changes the apt-xapian-index
      database (LP: #507836)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp970342:
    - do not crash if the parent goes away (and therefore the pipe)
      and the token can not be obtained (LP: #970342)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp967036:
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError crash for apps with hardware
      requirements in the details view (LP: #967036)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/list-a11y:
    - restore the a11y support for orca/accerciser/ldtp for
      the listview and treeview
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp979013:
    - fix a bug in the review display for certain language
      environments (LP: #979013)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/appview-tweaks:
    - code cleanup in the sortmode code
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp772549:
    - fix a bug that can result in a blank software center
      screen on startup (LP: #772549)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp914393:
    - adds an explicit sys.exit() to ensure all gtk event
      processing is stopped on application quit (LP: #914393)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp976169:
    - do not crash if apt-xapian-index is not installed
      (LP: #976337)
    - ignore xapian.DatabaseOpeningError here (happens when
      there is no a-x-i so we don't care) (LP: #976169)
  * lp:~mvo/software-center/lp976525:
    - do not show "upgradable" button when there should be "remove"
      (LP: #976525)

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * lp:~gary-lasker/software-center/sorting-fix-lp969215:
    - fix sort combo box inconsistencies (LP: #969215)

  [ Dave Morley ]
  * lp:~davmor2/software-center/remove_two_lines:
    - small fixes for test script USC-start-stop-times.py

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * sc/ui/gtk3/widgets/apptreeview.py:
    - everyone tries to expand a category in the installed pane by clicking
      on the text rather than the expander arrow (LP: #877130)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 18:35:13 +0200

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