add-apt-repository crashed with IOError in save()

Bug #619107 reported by Erik Johansson-Evegård on 2010-08-17
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-properties (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 65, in <module>
    if not sp.add_source_from_line(line):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/softwareproperties/", line 639, in add_source_from_line
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/softwareproperties/", line 425, in set_modified_sourceslist
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/softwareproperties/", line 589, in save_sourceslist
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/aptsources/", line 367, in save
    files[source.file] = open(source.file, "w")
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'/etc/apt/sources.list.d//ricotz-testing-maverick.list'

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: python-software-properties 0.76
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-15.21-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-15-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia wl
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Aug 17 11:05:10 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/add-apt-repository
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/testing
 PATH=(custom, no user)
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/add-apt-repository', 'ppa:ricotz/testing']
SourcePackage: software-properties
Title: add-apt-repository crashed with IOError in save()

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #624966, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
visibility: private → public
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