[Bug 878719] Re: Update manager comes to a contineous "processing" status (with the rotating cursor pointer) when the "Install updates" button is pressed

Launchpad Bug Tracker 878719 at bugs.launchpad.net
Thu Nov 17 10:00:12 UTC 2011


This bug was fixed in the package update-manager - 1:0.154.2

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update-manager (1:0.154.2) precise; urgency=low

  * UpdateManager/backend/InstallBackendSynaptic.py
    - fix crash when using synaptic (LP: #878719)
  * DistUpgrade/DistUpgradeController.py, DistUpgrade/DistUpgradeMain.py:
    - before doing the upgrade test if all systemdirs are actually
      writable, thanks to Brian Murray (LP: #889921)
 -- Michael Vogt <michael.vogt at ubuntu.com>   Thu, 17 Nov 2011 10:15:29 +0100

** Changed in: update-manager (Ubuntu)
       Status: Incomplete => Fix Released

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Title:
  Update manager comes to a contineous "processing" status (with the
  rotating cursor pointer) when the "Install updates" button is pressed

Status in “update-manager” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  Running it from the terminal gives the following errors
  ===============================START=========================================================================================
  (update-manager:4059): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_window_get_pointer: assertion `GDK_IS_WINDOW (window)' failed

  (update-manager:4059): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_window_get_pointer:
  assertion `GDK_IS_WINDOW (window)' failed

  (update-manager:4059): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_window_get_pointer:
  assertion `GDK_IS_WINDOW (window)' failed

  (update-manager:4059): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_window_get_pointer:
  assertion `GDK_IS_WINDOW (window)' failed

  (update-manager:4059): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_window_get_pointer:
  assertion `GDK_IS_WINDOW (window)' failed

  (update-manager:4059): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_window_get_pointer: assertion `GDK_IS_WINDOW (window)' failed
  Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/defer/__init__.py", line 474, in _inline_callbacks
      result = gen.send(result)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/aptdaemon/client.py", line 1585, in _run_transaction_helper
      daemon = get_aptdaemon(self.bus)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/aptdaemon/client.py", line 1659, in get_aptdaemon
      False),
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/bus.py", line 244, in get_object
      follow_name_owner_changes=follow_name_owner_changes)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 246, in __init__
      self._named_service = conn.activate_name_owner(bus_name)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/bus.py", line 183, in activate_name_owner
      self.start_service_by_name(bus_name)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/bus.py", line 281, in start_service_by_name
      'su', (bus_name, flags)))
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/connection.py", line 630, in call_blocking
      message, timeout)
  dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1
  Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/defer/__init__.py", line 474, in _inline_callbacks
      result = gen.send(result)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/aptdaemon/client.py", line 1585, in _run_transaction_helper
      daemon = get_aptdaemon(self.bus)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/aptdaemon/client.py", line 1659, in get_aptdaemon
      False),
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/bus.py", line 244, in get_object
      follow_name_owner_changes=follow_name_owner_changes)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 246, in __init__
      self._named_service = conn.activate_name_owner(bus_name)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/bus.py", line 183, in activate_name_owner
      self.start_service_by_name(bus_name)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/bus.py", line 281, in start_service_by_name
      'su', (bus_name, flags)))
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/connection.py", line 630, in call_blocking
      message, timeout)
  dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1
  dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1
  Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/defer/__init__.py", line 472, in _inline_callbacks
      result = gen.throw(result.type, result.value, result.traceback)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/UpdateManager/backend/InstallBackendAptdaemon.py", line 52, in commit
      downgrade, defer=True)
  dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1

  =======================================END===================================================================================

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
  Package: update-manager 1:0.152.25.2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic 3.0.4
  Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
  ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Thu Oct 20 11:36:16 2011
  ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/update-manager
  InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
  PackageArchitecture: all
  ProcEnviron:
   SHELL=/bin/bash
   PATH=(custom, user)
   LANG=en_US.UTF-8
   LANGUAGE=en_US:en
  SourcePackage: update-manager
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-10-16 (3 days ago)

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