to raise a exception isn't a bug

Markus Schönhaber ubuntu-users at
Thu Jun 18 08:33:16 UTC 2009

Dotan Cohen:


I'm not sure what you're hinting at. Raising an exception really isn't a
bug but a way to cope with an error condition that can't be handled
The above bug report affects two packages - python-apt and
install-package. Somewhere in python-apt the exception may be raised.
But that's not the problem but rather that install-package wasn't able
to handle this exception gracefully. And for the latter a fix is released.
To me, everything seems to be well and sensible. Or do I miss something?


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