salt error : “TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, bool found”

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Getting below error while running salt command like: salt "" state.sls export-job

Can some one help on this issue ?

  Function: pkg.installed
      Result: False
     Comment: An exception occurred in this state: Traceback (most recent call last):
                File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/salt/state.py", line 1745, in call
                  **cdata['kwargs'])
                File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/salt/loader.py", line 1702, in wrapper
                  return f(*args, **kwargs)
                File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/salt/states/pkg.py", line 1442, in installed
                  **kwargs)
                File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/salt/modules/aptpkg.py", line 637, in install
                  deb_info = __salt__['lowpkg.bin_pkg_info'](pkg_source)
                File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/salt/modules/dpkg.py", line 67, in bin_pkg_info
                  if not os.path.exists(path):
                File "/usr/lib/python2.7/genericpath.py", line 18, in exists
                  os.stat(path)
              TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, bool found
     Started: 08:29:27.066443
    Duration: 39.616 ms
     Changes:
Jun 17, 2018 in Other DevOps Questions by Atul
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1 answer to this question.

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You can check the discussion regarding same problem in the below thread. I think it would resolve your query.

https://github.com/saltstack/salt/issues/12400

answered Jun 17, 2018 by shubham
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