synaptic close on startup with an error message

Bug #195383 reported by A. Broustet on 2008-02-25
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synaptic (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: synaptic

I get this message since an update of the list of available new package. Synaptic close right after I close this message.

E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/fr.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_hardy_universe_i18n_Translation-fr
E: Impossible d'ouvrir ou d'analyser le fichier contenant la liste des états ou celui des paquets disponibles.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=8.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=hardy
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu hardy (development branch)"

:~$ dpkg -s synaptic
Package: synaptic
Status: install ok installed
Installed-Size: 6012
Architecture: i386
Version: 0.61ubuntu5

I'm behind a proxy, configured in "system -> preferences". when I try "sudo aptitude update", I get
":~$ sudo aptitude update
Err http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com hardy Release.gpg
  Connexion à fr.archive.ubuntu.com: 80 (194.2.0.36) impossible. - connect (113 Aucun chemin d'accès pour atteindre l'hôte cible)
Err http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Translation-fr
  Connexion à fr.archive.ubuntu.com: 80 (194.2.0.36) impossible. - connect (113 Aucun chemin d'accès pour atteindre l'hôte cible)
0% [Connexion à fr.archive.ubuntu.com (194.2.0.36)] "

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

I can reproduce the problem here and I'm working on a fix.

Changed in synaptic:
status: New → In Progress
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