licenses: should display an error if the copyright file can't be read

Bug #1206150 reported by Sebastien Bacher on 2013-07-29
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu)
Low
Sebastien Bacher

Bug Description

Review comment:

"One small nit I noticed: if the copyright file isn't there or can't be read then you get a blank view. It'd be nice to return some informational message in this case."

<https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AboutThisDevice#phone-licenses>: "If the text is not available, the sentence 'Sorry, this license could not be displayed.' should appear instead, and System Settings should automatically report it as a RecoverableError."

Related branches

Changed in ubuntu-system-settings:
status: New → Triaged
Iain Lane (laney) on 2013-10-07
Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
no longer affects: ubuntu-system-settings
Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :
description: updated
Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Triaged
assignee: Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) → nobody
Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Sebastien Bacher (seb128)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-system-settings - 0.3+14.10.20140904-0ubuntu1

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ubuntu-system-settings (0.3+14.10.20140904-0ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=low

  [ Andrea Cimitan ]
  * Various fixes for wifi wizard page (LP: #1362296)

  [ Sebastien Bacher ]
  * [security] don't mark "%1" string as translatable
  * [security] give a translation context to the 'None' string (LP:
    #1362143)
  * [licenses] display an error when the copyright can't be read (LP:
    #1206150)

  [ Michael Terry ]
  * Avoid another race condition when switching password types by
    completing all DBus operations synchronously as we exit the
    policykit agent. LP: 1361137 (LP: #1361137)
  * Fix the OSK not working on first boot. When the wizard closes, shut
    down maliit-server and the indicators so that unity8 can start them
    itself. LP: 1362679 (LP: #1362679)

  [ jonas-drange ]
  * [about] print out phone numbers for dual sims as well
  * [about/wifi] adding mac addresses for bt and wifi, and ip for wifi
    (LP: #1356239)
  * [language] explain to the user that a reboot is necessary for the
    change to take effect (LP: #1240875)
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 00:59:05 +0000

Changed in ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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