add-apt-repository error in Ubuntu 10.10

Bug #623389 reported by james on 2010-08-24
10
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-properties (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

james@james-easypeasy:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bean123ch/burg
Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /etc/apt/secring.gpg --trustdb-name /etc/apt/trustdb.gpg --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --primary-keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv A267D98DF71B10F601CFAC1B55708F1EE06803C5
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/SoftwareProperties.py", line 639, in add_source_from_line
    self.set_modified_sourceslist()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 425, in set_modified_sourceslist
    self.save_sourceslist()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 589, in save_sourceslist
    self.sourceslist.save()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/aptsources/sourceslist.py", 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//bean123ch-burg-maverick.list'
gpg: requesting key E06803C5 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: key E06803C5: "Launchpad burg" not changed
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: unchanged: 1

affects: ubuntu → software-properties (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in software-properties (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
YannUbuntu (yannubuntu) wrote :

This may be a duplicate of Bug #789859

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