Description of problem:
starting hp-toolbox gives a traceback
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always (but suspect it's related to my low toner condition)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run hp-toolbox from shell
HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 1.6.12)
HP Device Manager ver. 6.3
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Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/hplip/ui/devmgr4.py", line 700, in InitialUpdate
File "/usr/share/hplip/ui/devmgr4.py", line 732, in RescanDevices
File "/usr/share/hplip/ui/devmgr4.py", line 1066, in DeviceListRefresh
File "/usr/share/hplip/ui/devmgr4.py", line 827, in UpdateDevice
File "/usr/share/hplip/ui/devmgr4.py", line 1207, in UpdateHistory
self.cur_device.hist = self.cur_device.queryHistory()
File "/usr/share/hplip/base/device.py", line 1962, in queryHistory
yr, mt, dy, hr, mi, sec, wd, yd, dst, job, user, ec = x.strip().split(',', 14)
ValueError: too many values to unpack
printing x before the traceback gives:
I'll post this to the hplip-devel mailing list since it appears to be an
HPLIP developers described this as a "possible file conflict" and suggested that
I uninstall and reinstall the hplip rpms.
That worked, and the error no longer happens.
How can that happen with a RPM? I dunno. Unfortunately, I can't debug it
further, so I'm going to close it as NOTABUG unless I see it again.
Thinking back on this, I'm pretty sure it was caused by bug #236445.