breezys update-manager updated, please help testing

Michael Vogt michael.vogt at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 18 14:37:13 BST 2006


On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 06:56:21AM -0500, David Bain wrote:
> It's broken for me, this is what I get on the command line:
> 
> gksudo update-manager -d

Please run it as:
$ gksudo "update-manager -d"
(note the quotation marks). 

This won't fix the error unfortunately. For some reason it looked into
python2.3 for pygtk. This is odd because the dependencies for
update-manager are all python2.4.

Cheers,
 Michael

> buffer: --
> We won't need a password, it seems!
> xauth: /tmp/libgksu1.2-1Kn4b0/.Xauthority
> cmd[0]: /usr/bin/sudo
> cmd[1]: -H
> cmd[2]: -S
> cmd[3]: -p
> cmd[4]: GNOME_SUDO_PASS
> cmd[5]: -u
> cmd[6]: root
> cmd[7]: --
> cmd[8]: update-manager
> buffer: -Traceback (most -
> Oops... what's up?
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 27, in ?
>     pygtk.require('2.0')
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/pygtk.py", line 73, in require
> AssertionError: required version '2.0' not found on system
> 
> 
> On 4/18/06, Michael Vogt <michael.vogt at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> >
> > Dear Friends,
> >
> > a new version of the update-manager application has entered
> > breezy-updates. This version is capable of upgrading to dapper.
> >
> > Please help testing this feature! You don't have to run a dist-upgrade
> > now to help testing, it is helpful if you just let it calculate the
> > upgrade and cancel then (the log of this contains useful information
> > already).
> >
> > To test a upgrade you need breezy-updates in your sources.list and the
> > latest versions of the packages there. Then please run (either via
> > ALT-F2 or a terminal):
> > gksudo "update-manager -d"
> >
> > The "-d" switch makes it look for not-yet-released versions (like
> > dapper :). Without this switch it will not tell you about a new
> > release until it is actually released.
> >
> > It should then inform you about a new release and let you upgrade. It
> > is save to run it to the point when it says "Do you want to start the
> > upgrade?". If you cancel then your system will be in its original
> > state. If you click "Ok" there it will upgrade your system to dapper.
> >
> > Either way, please send me the result of /var/log/dist-upgrade*.log
> > via private mail so that I can have a look. Please also send me the
> > log when something goes wrong, it contains the required information to
> > fix things :)
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Michael
> >
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