Bug 158408 - skencil crashes on start
skencil crashes on start
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: skencil (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Gérard Milmeister
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On: 156245
Blocks: FE4Target
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Reported: 2005-05-21 20:25 EDT by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-28 18:03:50 EDT
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2005-05-21 20:25:30 EDT
Description of problem:
Starting skencil gives just a Python traceback

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
skencil-0.6.16-2

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start skencil
2.
3.
  
Actual results:
Crash. Backtrace is:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/skencil", line 34, in ?
    Sketch.main.main()
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/Base/main.py", line 148, in main
    run_script = options.run_script)
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/UI/skapp.py", line 181, in __init__
    geometry = geometry)
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/UI/skapp.py", line 100, in __init__
    self.init_tk(screen_name, geometry)
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/UI/skapp.py", line 210, in init_tk
    geometry = geometry)
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/UI/skapp.py", line 105, in init_tk
    className = self.tk_class_name)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/lib-tk/Tkinter.py", line 1569, in __init__
    self.tk = _tkinter.create(screenName, baseName, className, interactive,
wantobjects, useTk, sync, use)
TypeError: function takes at most 4 arguments (8 given)


Expected results:
Anything else...

Additional info:
Comment 1 Horst H. von Brand 2005-05-21 20:27:54 EDT
If it helps:

tkinter-2.4.1-2
python-2.4.1-2
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-05-26 15:08:13 EDT
Added patch from upstream to fix with python 2.4
Comment 3 Horst H. von Brand 2005-05-26 17:36:18 EDT
Nope. Same crash:

[vonbrand@laptop11 ~]$ skencil
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/skencil", line 34, in ?
    Sketch.main.main()
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/Base/main.py", line 148, in main
    run_script = options.run_script)
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/UI/skapp.py", line 181, in __init__
    geometry = geometry)
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/UI/skapp.py", line 100, in __init__
    self.init_tk(screen_name, geometry)
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/UI/skapp.py", line 210, in init_tk
    geometry = geometry)
  File "/usr/lib/skencil-0.6.16/Sketch/UI/skapp.py", line 105, in init_tk
    className = self.tk_class_name)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/lib-tk/Tkinter.py", line 1569, in __init__
    self.tk = _tkinter.create(screenName, baseName, className, interactive,
wantobjects, useTk, sync, use)
TypeError: function takes at most 4 arguments (8 given)
Comment 4 Horst H. von Brand 2005-05-28 18:03:50 EDT
Strangely, it now does work. Perhaps a reboot was needed?

skencil-0.6.16-6
python-imaging-1.1.4-9
tkinter-2.4.1-2

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