Bug 621887 - warnings module + pygtk crash the python interpreter
warnings module + pygtk crash the python interpreter
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pygtk2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Colin Walters
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: PyCObject 623852 623867
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Reported: 2010-08-06 07:58 EDT by Michal Schmidt
Modified: 2012-08-16 17:20 EDT (History)
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Description Michal Schmidt 2010-08-06 07:58:31 EDT
Description of problem:

Gajim crashes on startup in F-14. A minimal reproducer points to a bug either in pygtk2, gtk2, or python:

$ python
Python 2.7 (r27:82500, Jul 26 2010, 18:19:48) 
[GCC 4.5.0 20100716 (Red Hat 4.5.0-3)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import warnings
>>> warnings.filterwarnings('error', module='gtk')
>>> import gtk
python: /builddir/build/BUILD/Python-2.7/Objects/dictobject.c:759: PyDict_SetItem: Assertion `value' failed.
Aborted (core dumped)

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. execute the 3 lines in python
Actual results:
assertion failure

Expected results:
no crash
Comment 1 Michal Schmidt 2010-08-09 05:35:05 EDT
Added dmalcolm to CC.
David, could this be a bug in the warnings module itself?
Comment 2 Dave Malcolm 2010-08-09 10:52:02 EDT
This is a bug in pygtk2's initialization - it uses the deprecated PyCObject API.  See bug 620216 and bug 620842.
Comment 3 Dave Malcolm 2010-08-12 11:31:30 EDT
Upstream bug report: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=623965
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