Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 524434
system-config-display won't start because of layout
Last modified: 2010-06-28 10:44:39 EDT
Description of problem:
A brother reported that system-config-display does not start
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
always (could be specific to some hardware)
Steps to Reproduce:
just run it
[hosain@localhost ~]$ system-config-display
File "/usr/share/system-config-display/xconf.py", line 376, in <module>
dialog = xConfigDialog.XConfigDialog(hardware_state, xconfig, rhpxl.videocard.VideoCardInfo())
File "/usr/share/system-config-display/xConfigDialog.py", line 641, in __init__
if len(self.xconfig.layout.adjacencies) > 1:
IndexError: index out-of-bounds
it appears that the following line should be
if len(self.xconfig.layout.adjacencies) > 1:
should be patched to be
if len(self.xconfig.layout)>0 and len(self.xconfig.layout.adjacencies) > 1:
because self.xconfig.layout could be empty
Looks like a duplicate of bug #506432. Also see bug #506774 and bug #508056.
ah, yes it seems a duplication of #508056
and seems to be a duplication of comment 1
but does my proposed patch seems reasonable
Adam Jackson hasn't responded to any of the s-c-d bug reports so far - Adam, would the patch work? (I haven't looked at the code myself.)
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