telepathy-butterfly crashed with KeyError in add_to_connection(): "Can't register the object-path handler for '/org/freedesktop/Telepathy/Connection/butterfly/msn/dillenmijboom_40hotmail_2ecom/RosterChannel/List/subscribe': there is already a handler"

Bug #707508 reported by Dillen Meijboom
This bug affects 18 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: telepathy-butterfly

1) Ubuntu 11.04
2) 0.5.15-1
3) Open Empathy
4) Couldnt login to MSN and Facebook.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: telepathy-butterfly 0.5.15-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.37-12.26-generic 2.6.37
Uname: Linux 2.6.37-12-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Jan 25 17:34:33 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/telepathy/telepathy-butterfly
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/lib/telepathy/telepathy-butterfly
PythonArgs: ['/usr/lib/telepathy/telepathy-butterfly']
SourcePackage: telepathy-butterfly
Title: telepathy-butterfly crashed with KeyError in add_to_connection(): "Can't register the object-path handler for '/org/freedesktop/Telepathy/Connection/butterfly/msn/dillenmijboom_40hotmail_2ecom/RosterChannel/List/subscribe': there is already a handler"
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

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Dillen Meijboom (dmeijboom) wrote :
visibility: private → public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Claudio (clamiax)
Changed in telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
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In , Pvillavi (pvillavi) wrote :

This report has been filed here:

this is on 0.5.15-1

the user just opened MSN and got the crash message from butterfly, log is :

"Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/papyon/", line 442, in state_changed
    self._state = ClientState.SYNCHRONIZED
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/papyon/", line 319, in fset
    self._dispatch("on_client_state_changed", state)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/papyon/event/", line 44, in _dispatch
    if event_handler._dispatch_event(name, *args):
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/papyon/event/", line 65, in _dispatch_event
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/butterfly/", line 346, in on_client_state_changed
    self._channel_manager.channel_for_props(props, signal=True)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/telepathy/server/", line 125, in channel_for_props
    return self.create_channel_for_props(props, signal, **args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/telepathy/server/", line 110, in create_channel_for_props
    props, **args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/butterfly/", line 105, in _get_list_channel
    self, handle, props)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/butterfly/channel/", line 114, in ButterflyContactListChannelFactory
    return channel_class(connection, manager, props)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/butterfly/channel/", line 203, in __init__
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/butterfly/channel/", line 127, in __init__
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/telepathy/server/", line 147, in __init__
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/telepathy/server/", line 63, in __init__
    _Channel.__init__(self, self._conn._name, object_path)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/dbus/", line 480, in __init__
    self.add_to_connection(conn, object_path)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/dbus/", line 571, in add_to_connection
KeyError: "Can't register the object-path handler for '/org/freedesktop/Telepathy/Connection/butterfly/msn/usernamemijboom_40hotmail_2ecom/RosterChannel/List/subscribe': there is already a handler""

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Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:

Changed in telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in telepathy-butterfly:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed
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In , Brian Pepple (bpepple) wrote :

Users in Fedora have also experienced this bug.

tags: added: testcase
tags: removed: bugpattern-needed
tags: added: bugpattern-written
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In , Gitlab-migration (gitlab-migration) wrote :

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Changed in telepathy-butterfly:
status: Confirmed → Unknown
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