The 'PySide' distribution was not found and is required by yubikey-piv-manager

Bug #1648772 reported by Hadmut Danisch on 2016-12-09
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
yubikey-piv-manager (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
yubikey-piv-manager (Ubuntu)
High
Luke Faraone
Zesty
High
Luke Faraone

Bug Description

[Impact]

`pivman` crashes on start with a traceback.

[Test Case]

% pivman
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/pivman", line 6, in <module>
    from pkg_resources import load_entry_point
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 2976, in <module>
    @_call_aside
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 2962, in _call_aside
    f(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 2989, in _initialize_master_working_set
    working_set = WorkingSet._build_master()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 660, in _build_master
    ws.require(__requires__)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 968, in require
    needed = self.resolve(parse_requirements(requirements))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 854, in resolve
    raise DistributionNotFound(req, requirers)
pkg_resources.DistributionNotFound: The 'PySide' distribution was not found and is required by yubikey-piv-manager

[Regression Potential]

No reverse dependencies, software does not function at all at present.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.10
Package: yubikey-piv-manager 1.3.0-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-30.32-generic 4.8.6
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-30-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zcommon znvpair zavl
ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Fri Dec 9 12:05:51 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-04-22 (230 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: yubikey-piv-manager
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to yakkety on 2016-10-17 (53 days ago)

Hadmut Danisch (hadmut) wrote :
Hans Joachim Desserud (hjd) wrote :

Thanks for taking your time to report this issue and help making Ubuntu better.

I get a similar error message when attempting to start pivman. I also found a corresponding bug report in Debian, so I have attached a bug watch.

Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: zesty
Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Luke Faraone (lfaraone) on 2017-05-17
Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Luke Faraone (lfaraone) on 2017-05-17
Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Luke Faraone (lfaraone)
Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Ubuntu Zesty):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Luke Faraone (lfaraone)
Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Debian):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Debian):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Luke Faraone (lfaraone) on 2017-05-30
description: updated

Hello Hadmut, or anyone else affected,

Accepted yubikey-piv-manager into zesty-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/yubikey-piv-manager/1.3.0-1+ubuntu17.04.1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed.Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-zesty to verification-done-zesty. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-zesty. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in yubikey-piv-manager (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-zesty
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