Error when adding/removing key in KDE version

Bug #1398180 reported by Bruno Nova on 2014-12-01
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software-properties (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Discovered this bug in 14.04.

In the KDE version of software-properties, when I add or remove a key, an error about the key being invalid is displayed.
However, it seems that the key is actually added/removed (checked with apt-key).

The respective methods in softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py call the KeysModified() method.
Apparently, this method doesn't exist in the KDE version, causing an exception which makes the add/remove methods return False.
This is the cause of this bug.

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tags: added: kubuntu
Changed in software-properties (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Bruno Nova (brunonova) wrote :

That took a while.

If I'm not mistaken, I found this bug while trying to fix another bug in the GTK version and decided to test the KDE version in VirtualBox. I then checked the code to see where the bug probably was.
That's why I didn't use ubuntu-bug.

I'm using Unity, not KDE, and I have no idea if this bug still exists. And, after more that 1 year, I'm still the only one marked as affected.
Maybe it would be better to leave this bug "Incomplete" until it automatically turns "Invalid", unless someone else using KDE tests this bug.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for software-properties (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in software-properties (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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