Bug 434732 - sync-engine cannot find config.xml
Summary: sync-engine cannot find config.xml
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: synce-sync-engine
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andreas Bierfert
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-02-25 02:49 UTC by phil
Modified: 2009-01-09 07:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:40:48 UTC
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Description phil 2008-02-25 02:49:34 UTC
Description of problem:
If ~/.synce/config.xml does not exist running sync-engine gives:
SynCE sync-engine starting up
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/sync-engine", line 84, in <module>
    configObj = Config.Config(progopts)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/SyncEngine/config.py", line 292, in
    oldconf = os.path.join(self.path,"config.xml")
AttributeError: Config instance has no attribute 'path'

Copying /usr/share/apps/quanta/csseditor/config.xml to ~/.synce allows
sync-engine to run.  The SynCE wiki indicates config.xml should be created
automatically.  So something is preventing sync-engine from doing so.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install synce-sync-engine-0.11-6.fc8
2. Run sync-engine with no config.xml file in ~/.synce
Actual results:
Error message and crash

Expected results:
config.xml should be automatically created

Comment 1 Andreas Bierfert 2008-02-25 06:13:32 UTC
You are right that sync-engine should create this file automatically. The cvs
version does so but 0.11 never did so this is not a package bug...

I included /usr/share/doc/synce-sync-engine-0.11/config.xml as a workaround in
the package. Just copy that file to your home directoy and everything should work.

I will see that the synce guys release a 0.11.1 which fixes this.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 09:55:52 UTC
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Comment 3 Joseph Shraibman 2008-11-26 14:54:09 UTC
This happened to me in Fedora 9

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 07:40:48 UTC
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