Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 195886
Unable to start dogtail
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:35 EST
Description of problem:
I have been trying to test dogtail using the recent red hat magazine article
However, dogtail will not start displaying the following error;
Detecting distribution: Red Hat/Fedora/derived distribution
Warning: AT-SPI error: pre method check: add: Unknown CORBA exception id:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/sniff", line 7, in ?
from dogtail import tree
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/dogtail/tree.py", line 1154, in ?
test = root.children
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/dogtail/tree.py", line 421, in __getattr__
children.append (Node (self.__accessible.getChildAtIndex (i)))
File "pyspi.pyx", line 434, in atspi.Accessible.getChildAtIndex
This happens for both the "sniff" command and the "dogtail-detect-session" command.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install dogtail
2. Enable assistive technology in gnome
4. Run "sniff" or "dogtail-detect-session"
Error message above
A gui or somesuch
Can you please explain the relation between dogtail and hackedbox? Does this
only happen under hackedbox or did you simply file the bug under the wrong
Oops, sorry. I must have lost focus in the description box when entering this bug.
This is a known bug that was just fixed upstream on Friday. Just now I applied
the same patches to the FC5 and devel versions.