[Bug 1578169] Re: trace if no sources.list.d directory

Brian Murray brian at ubuntu.com
Thu May 5 18:25:56 UTC 2016

** Changed in: software-properties (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Medium

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  trace if no sources.list.d directory

Status in software-properties package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  If no /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory exist, add-apt-repository

   sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pjbroad/ppa
   More info: https://launchpad.net/~pjbroad/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
  Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

  Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 168, in <module>
      if not sp.add_source_from_shortcut(shortcut, options.enable_source):
    File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 752, in add_source_from_shortcut
    File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 484, in set_modified_sourceslist
    File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 650, in save_sourceslist
    File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/aptsources/sourceslist.py", line 413, in save
      files[source.file] = open(source.file, "w")
  FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/pjbroad-ubuntu-ppa-xenial.list'
  gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpjea6zt0y/secring.gpg' created
  gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpjea6zt0y/pubring.gpg' created
  gpg: requesting key DF90C47A from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
  gpg: /tmp/tmpjea6zt0y/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
  gpg: key DF90C47A: public key "Launchpad PPA for Paul Broadhead" imported
  gpg: Total number processed: 1
  gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: software-properties-common 0.96.20
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-18.34-generic 4.4.6
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-18-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: X-Cinnamon
  Date: Wed May  4 14:37:48 2016
  EcryptfsInUse: Yes
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-07-19 (1019 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release i386 (20130423.1)
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: software-properties
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2015-10-29 (187 days ago)

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