Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 73310
redhat-config-bind fails immediately
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
[root@laptop root]# redhat-config-bind
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/redhat-config-bind-gui", line 74, in ?
cfg = dnsdata.DNS()
File "/usr/share/redhat-config-bind/dnsdata.py", line 541, in __init__
NameError: global name 'fdlg' is not defined
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run redhat-config-bind
Fails immediately with above error.
This would only happen if you database somehow became corrupt. Do you have any
idea what happened? The code should be raising a database corrupt exception. I
will fix it after release but would like to know how you got into this state.
You will need to uninstall the package and reinstall to clean the corruption.
I had never run this application before nor had I touched any files related to
BIND. It somehow came in my custom install of Null. When I discovered that it
failed to run, I upgraded it to this version from Rawhide which had the same
I just now tested uninstalling the package and re-installing
redhat-config-bind-1.8.1-17. Still crashes with the above error.
Also tested re-installing all bind related packages. No change.
/etc/alchemist/switchboard/dns.switchboard.adl is the file that is causing the
problem. Could you send it to me?
Created attachment 74786 [details]
Unable to reproduce in Red Hat 8.0. CLOSE?