Bug 1081 - GLINT Verify fails in various ways
Summary: GLINT Verify fails in various ways
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glint
Version: 5.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Erik Troan
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-02-08 19:49 UTC by alan
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-03-23 00:02:29 UTC

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Description alan 1999-02-08 19:49:05 UTC
When verifying the package base/basesystem4.9-3 we get the
following errors on the startup terminal, followed by a dead
checkup reporting screen

[root@cyclone local]# glint
Glint Graphical Package Manager -- version 2.6.2
Copyright (C) 1998 - Red Hat Software
This may be freely redistributed under the terms of the GNU
Public License
Exception in Tkinter callback
Traceback (innermost last):
line 752, in __call__
    return apply(self.func, args)
  File "./area.py", line 46, in call
  File "./area.py", line 352, in menuCall
  File "./glintw.py", line 58, in verify
  File "./verify.py", line 182, in DoVerify
    VerifyPackage(package, win)
  File "./verify.py", line 144, in VerifyPackage
    for file in package.getFileEntries():
  File "./package.py", line 157, in getFileEntries
    for i in range(len(fileNames)):
TypeError: len() of unsized object
[root@cyclone local]#

When verifying the package base/dev2.5.9-1, GLINT crashes
and exits with no diagnostic messages.

By the way, we really do like GLINT -- hope there will be
some updates eventually...


Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-02-10 20:06:59 UTC
I have verified this to happen on a test machine as reported. This
report has been passed on to a developer.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-23 00:02:59 UTC
glint is being removed from the distribution. Sorry.

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