[Bug 1581682] Update Released
brian at ubuntu.com
Thu May 26 21:59:35 UTC 2016
The verification of the Stable Release Update for apport has completed
successfully and the package has now been released to -updates.
Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being
unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In
the event that you encounter a regression using the package from
-updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report
regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.
You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu
Foundations Bugs, which is subscribed to apport in Ubuntu.
Duplicate signature for Package problems missing info
Status in apport package in Ubuntu:
Status in apport source package in Xenial:
The code in apport which creates a duplicate signature for package
installation failures changed in Ubuntu 16.04 and as part of that
change we are no longer starting the duplicate signature with the
dupe_sig = 'package:%s:%s:%s' % (package, version,
This change was made because 'ErrorMessage' was too vague, however
having 'package:%s:%s' was useful in the Ubuntu Error Tracker. The
Error Tracker buckets package installation failures based off the
duplicate signature and without the string 'package:$package' its hard
to know if a bucket is about about a package installation failure.
Additionally, buckets end up containing a mish-mash of different
packages. In the following error notice how the package version table
contains a bunch of unrelated version numbers:
The duplicate signature for problems with the type package should be
changed to start with package and the package name at least.
To manage notifications about this bug go to:
More information about the foundations-bugs