[kde] [master] frontend crashes if dpkg was interrupted

Bug #222063 reported by brucehinrichs on 2008-04-25
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager


Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/tmp/kde-bruce/adept_updaterutFmxb.tmp-extract/dist-upgrade.py", line 60, in <module>
  File "/tmp/kde-bruce/adept_updaterutFmxb.tmp-extract/DistUpgradeController.py", line 1550, in run
  File "/tmp/kde-bruce/adept_updaterutFmxb.tmp-extract/DistUpgradeController.py", line 1425, in fullUpgrade
    if not self.prepare():
  File "/tmp/kde-bruce/adept_updaterutFmxb.tmp-extract/DistUpgradeController.py", line 346, in prepare
  File "/tmp/kde-bruce/adept_updaterutFmxb.tmp-extract/DistUpgradeController.py", line 209, in openCache
  File "/tmp/kde-bruce/adept_updaterutFmxb.tmp-extract/DistUpgradeCache.py", line 51, in __init__
    raise CacheExceptionDpkgInterrupted, e
CacheExceptionDpkgInterrupted: E:dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.

brucehinrichs (bruce-hinrichs) wrote :
Marcus Asshauer (mcas) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please answer these questions:

* Is this reproducible?
* If so, what specific steps should we take to recreate this bug?

This will help us to find and resolve the problem.

Changed in update-manager:
status: New → Incomplete
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

This needs to be fixed to not crash but display a proper error message or automatically repair the problem.

As a workaround, please see: https://answers.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+question/32068

Changed in update-manager:
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → intrepid-alpha-1
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
description: updated
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2008-07-08
Changed in update-manager:
milestone: intrepid-alpha-1 → intrepid-alpha-3
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2008-08-10
Changed in update-manager:
assignee: nobody → mvo
milestone: intrepid-alpha-3 → intrepid-alpha-4
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

This shoudl be fixed in intrepid now, the right action is automatically run. Please reopen if that does not work for you.

Changed in update-manager:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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