synaptic crashes when attempting to unlock package us regular user

Bug #309906 reported by Russell Sears on 2008-12-20
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
synaptic (Ubuntu)
Medium
Jean-Baptiste Lallement

Bug Description

Binary package hint: synaptic

== HOW TO REPRODUCE ==
- Lock a package as root
Then
- Open synaptic as a normal user
- Unlock the previously locked package

Synaptic crashes with the following message:
error opening tmpfile: /var/lib/synaptic/.tmp_preferences
Segmentation fault

== LASTEST AFFECTED VERSION ==
  Installed: 0.63.1ubuntu1

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/sbin/synaptic
Package: synaptic 0.62.1ubuntu10
ProcAttrCurrent: unconfined
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: synaptic
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-9-generic x86_64

Related branches

Russell Sears (sears) wrote :
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

confirmed in lucid

Changed in synaptic (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
description: updated
tags: added: pinning
Changed in synaptic (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

commited to my branch

Changed in synaptic (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package synaptic - 0.63.1ubuntu2

---------------
synaptic (0.63.1ubuntu2) lucid; urgency=low

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * po/uk.po:
    - updated, thanks to Serhij Dubyk
  * build from the lp:~ubuntu-core-dev/synaptic/lucid branch

  [ Jean-Baptiste Lallement ]
  * Fix sorting issues of the package list
    - Fix sort by name and by section (LP: #518509)
    - Improve sort by column performance
  * sort 'installed files' list in alphabetical order (LP: #32550)
  * Set version labels selectable in package properties (LP: #76568)
  * disable 'Lock Version' and 'Automatically installed' menu entries for a
    normal user (LP: #309906)
  * common/rpackagelister.cc:
    - in RPackageLister::xapianSearch() catch xapian exception to
      prevent crash when xapian interprets search string as a syntax
      error
    - fix sorting in xapian search mode (LP: #508220)
  * gtk/gsynaptic.cc
    - Start with focus set on fast search entry (LP: #326155)
  * Select first subview on view change (LP: #403165)
  * Fix Gtk-CRITICAL when the fast search entry is cleared (LP: #385739)
  * Ignore DEL accelerator when fast search has focus (LP: #294178)
  * Do not start help viewer as root but as SUDO_USER (LP: #110224)
  * wrap lines in textarea of dialog_update_failed (LP: #237455)
  * set textarea read-only in generic error dialog (LP: #403100)
  * Change 'Icon Legend' dialog to fixed size (LP: #374376)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Tue, 16 Feb 2010 11:13:45 +0100

Changed in synaptic (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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