Bug 431950 - s-c-kickstart crashes on non-existing KS file
Summary: s-c-kickstart crashes on non-existing KS file
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: system-config-kickstart   
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Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Chris Lumens
QA Contact:
: 434771 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-02-07 23:00 UTC by Michal Nowak
Modified: 2013-03-08 02:03 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: system-config-kickstart-
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-07-21 07:58:46 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
catch errors opening files (5.56 KB, patch)
2011-01-03 18:48 UTC, Chris Lumens
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2011:1025 normal SHIPPED_LIVE system-config-kickstart bug fix update 2011-07-20 15:44:20 UTC

Description Michal Nowak 2008-02-07 23:00:05 UTC
Description of problem:

s-c-kickstart crashes on non-existing KS file

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


How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
.qa.[root@i386-5s-1-m1 tps]# system-config-kickstart ks-blah.cfg
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/system-config-kickstart", line 82, in ?
  File "/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/kickstartGui.py", line 91, in __init__
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/pykickstart/parser.py", line 1071, in
    fh = open(file)
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'ks-blah.cfg'
Actual results:


Expected results:

nice window msg about non existing file and exit

Additional info:

Note: ks-blah.cfg does not exist

Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2008-02-25 15:11:44 UTC
*** Bug 434771 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Michal Nowak 2009-06-25 10:55:27 UTC
Still present in s-c-k-

Comment 4 Chris Lumens 2011-01-03 18:48:47 UTC
Created attachment 471537 [details]
catch errors opening files

This patch should fix it up.  The slightly goofy error message is to make sure no additional translations need to be performed.

Comment 7 Alexander Todorov 2011-05-09 11:55:40 UTC
With system-config-kickstart- executed the following command in gnome-terminal:

# system-config-kickstart blah-ks.cfg

An error dialog was shown:

---- Error Parsing Kickstart Config ----

The file "balh-ks.cfg" cannot be accessed

---------------------------- OK --------

Moving to VERIFIED.

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2011-07-21 07:58:46 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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