Missing dependency on python-gconf

Bug #923288 reported by Chris Halse Rogers
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
Undecided
Didier Roche
unity (Ubuntu)
High
Didier Roche
Precise
High
Didier Roche

Bug Description

The ‘unity --reset’ wrapper requires python-gconf, but unity declares no dependency upon it:

┌─(chris@Swordfish:pts/0)─────────────────────────────────────────────────(~)─┐
└─(19:30:%)── unity --reset ──(Sun,Jan29)─┘
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/unity", line 21, in <module>
    import gconf
ImportError: No module named gconf

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unity 5.0.0-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-11.19-generic 3.2.1
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-11-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.91-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,bailer,detection,composite,opengl,decor,mousepoll,vpswitch,regex,animation,snap,expo,move,compiztoolbox,place,grid,imgpng,gnomecompat,wall,ezoom,workarounds,resize,fade,unitymtgrabhandles,scale,session,unityshell]
Date: Sun Jan 29 21:14:30 2012
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120128)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_AU:en
 LANG=en_AU.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/zsh
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Chris Halse Rogers (raof) wrote :
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Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your report. Confirmed on Precise.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
assignee: nobody → Canonical Desktop Experience Team (canonical-dx-team)
tags: added: rls-mgr-p-tracking
Omer Akram (om26er)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu Precise):
assignee: Canonical Desktop Experience Team (canonical-dx-team) → Didier Roche (didrocks)
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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

use a Recommends rather a Depends please, the wrapper is not required

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Didier Roche (didrocks) wrote :

I do not see why it shold be a recommends, or someone has to patch the wrapper to not get a traceback if not there.

Didier Roche (didrocks)
Changed in unity:
status: New → Triaged
Didier Roche (didrocks)
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Didier Roche (didrocks)
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
milestone: none → 5.2.0
Didier Roche (didrocks)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks)
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 5.2.0-0ubuntu1

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unity (5.2.0-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - Unity needs a way to switch (tab) between windows on current workspace
      (LP: #863399)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in BamfLauncherIcon::NameForWindow()
      (LP: #865840)
    - Gradual degradation in desktop performance. (LP: #888039)
    - compiz (unity) crashes with SIGSEGV when a window is minimized.
      (LP: #918329)
    - FavoriteStore external change support (LP: #681503)
    - Launcher - Make Launcher left of screen reveal more responsive and less
      prone to false positives (LP: #765819)
    - Window auto-maximise functionality should be disabled on monitors with a
      resolution above 1024 x 600 (LP: #797808)
    - Dash: very high latency responding to input (LP: #828582)
    - Dash - Behaviour of the 'All' button in the Dash filters broken in
      several ways (LP: #841864)
    - alt-tab - The app title in the top left of the top bar should change as
      the alt-tab focus changes (LP: #855516)
    - Keyboard shortcut - Add keyboard shortcut hint overlay that is displayed
      when a user presses and holds the Super key (LP: #855532)
    - Unity crashes when started in an environment without utouch support
      (LP: #860707)
    - Dash - Remove Dash Home shortcut icons (LP: #885738)
    - Dash - Most Frequently Used apps change to Recently Used, without
      Launcher favorites (LP: #893214)
    - Should have a launcher on every monitor (LP: #915944)
    - Launcher autohide behaviour on multi-monitor (LP: #915946)
    - the unity wrapper should kill compiz before restarting it (LP: #919132)
    - Launcher - Implement workspace/launcher cross interactions (LP: #690143)
    - Application icons should only display windows from the current workspace
      in the window spread (LP: #689733)
    - Notification area ("system tray") missing when using dual monitors of
      different sizes, with their bottoms aligned (LP: #778256)
    - Clicking Nautilus launcher icon fails to open a Nautilus file explorer
      window when copying a file and all other Nautilus windows are closed /
      bamf should skip the taskbar (LP: #784804)
    - Dash - the search box is not aligned correctly relative to the Launcher
      BFB button (LP: #838904)
    - Dash - A expand/collapse arrow is missing from all the filter category
      headers (LP: #841870)
    - Dash - the filter buttons should not have a mouse over state
      (LP: #838901)
    - Dash - the "Filter results" text is the wrong size, wrong font weight,
      and aligned incorrectly in both the vertical and horizontal axis
      (LP: #863240)
    - Add SUPER+TAB switching mode that enables the user to switch
      applications via the Launcher (LP: #891620)
    - Software Centre - automatically add app icon to launcher (LP: #761851)
    - Compiz add transparency to titlebar along with the panel (LP: #912682)
    - The search box is too opaque and dark (LP: #913717)
    - Dash - Make statefulness of Dash Home and Dash Lenses consistent
      (LP: #914759)
    - Unity 5.0: "All" button for filters render as "..." (LP: #91...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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