|Summary:||"pydoc -k" searches fail when run as non-root when parted module is installed|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Matěj Cepl <mcepl>|
|Component:||pyparted||Assignee:||David Cantrell <dcantrell>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||12||CC:||dcantrell, hdegoede, ivazqueznet, james.antill, jonathansteffan, mcepl|
|Fixed In Version:||pyparted-2.3-1||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|:||649707 (view as bug list)||Environment:|
|Last Closed:||2010-11-04 15:15:37 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description Matěj Cepl 2009-09-30 05:44:03 UTC
abrt detected a crash. How to reproduce ----- 1. 2. 3. Comment ----- I don't know why pydoc on the command line needs gopher. Seems bizzare. Additional information ====== Attached files ---- backtrace cmdline ----- /usr/bin/python2.6 /usr/bin/pydoc -k hmac component ----- python executable ----- /usr/bin/pydoc kernel ----- 188.8.131.52-48.fc12.x86_64 package ----- python-2.6.2-2.fc12 uuid ----- 6d4b909e
Comment 2 Dave Malcolm 2009-10-12 23:11:48 UTC
"pydoc -k" is searching through all modules on your system. It's failing on "/home/matej/.python-lib/mechanize/_useragent.py", which looks like a locally-installed version of the mechanize package. What version of mechanize is that?
Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2009-10-13 07:34:10 UTC
Yes, that's it. Sorry for the noise.
Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2009-10-13 07:36:40 UTC
Well, that was hasty: bradford:~$ pydoc -k hmac hmac - HMAC (Keyed-Hashing for Message Authentication) Python module. Crypto.Hash.HMAC - HMAC (Keyed-Hashing for Message Authentication) Python module. (process:6115): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_keymap_get_for_display: assertion `GDK_IS_DISPLAY (display)' failed (process:6115): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_screen_get_root_window: assertion `GDK_IS_SCREEN (screen)' failed ** (process:6115): CRITICAL **: egg_keymap_resolve_virtual_modifiers: assertion `GDK_IS_KEYMAP (keymap)' failed ** (process:6115): CRITICAL **: egg_keymap_resolve_virtual_modifiers: assertion `GDK_IS_KEYMAP (keymap)' failed ** (process:6115): CRITICAL **: egg_keymap_resolve_virtual_modifiers: assertion `GDK_IS_KEYMAP (keymap)' failed Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/pydoc", line 5, in <module> pydoc.cli() File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/pydoc.py", line 2264, in cli apropos(val) File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/pydoc.py", line 1962, in apropos ModuleScanner().run(callback, key) File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/pydoc.py", line 1927, in run for importer, modname, ispkg in pkgutil.walk_packages(onerror=onerror): File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/pkgutil.py", line 110, in walk_packages __import__(name) File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/parted/__init__.py", line 28, in <module> from _ped import AlignmentException RuntimeError: pyparted requires root access bradford:~$ Even when I have no local python library, pydoc fails .... Why in the world it needs parted???
Comment 5 Dave Malcolm 2009-10-13 15:56:06 UTC
Well, it's iterating through all installed packages, importing them. One of the installed packages is "parted", and parted appears to have a hard requirement on being _imported_ as root. Looks to me like the parted code should be importable as non-root, but only runnable by root. Alternatively, perhaps "pydoc -k" could be made to handle this kind of case. Renaming and reasssiging to "parted". If it's not feasible to fix there, reassign back to python and I can look at a better onerror handler.
Comment 6 Hans de Goede 2009-11-03 13:06:30 UTC
This is not an issue with parted, but with pyparted. Re-assigning. David, this is an issue for running pylint on anaconda to (it needs to be done as root because of the root check in pyparted). Since parted itself can be used as normal user too (on disk images for example), can you please remove the unneeded root check from pyparted ?
Comment 7 David Cantrell 2009-11-07 01:22:02 UTC
(In reply to comment #6) > This is not an issue with parted, but with pyparted. > > Re-assigning. > > David, this is an issue for running pylint on anaconda to (it needs to be done > as root because of the root check in pyparted). Since parted itself can be used > as normal user too (on disk images for example), can you please remove the > unneeded root check from pyparted ? Sure, done and done. Fixed in pyparted-2.3-1 in rawhide.
Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 13:06:48 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle. Changing version to '12'. More information and reason for this action is here: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2010-11-04 09:44:42 UTC
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