Bug 83418 - redhat-config-date crashes on beta 4.
redhat-config-date crashes on beta 4.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82061
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-date (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-02-03 22:12 EST by Larry Troan
Modified: 2016-04-18 05:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:35 EST
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Description Larry Troan 2003-02-03 22:12:59 EST
redhat-config-date crashes on beta 4.

Operating System: Red Hat 8.1 Beta 4

Details:
Server (and Generation): All

Steps to reproduce:
1) Install Red Hat 8.1 Beta 4 (grub) 
2) Login to X server as root.
3) Start an xterm console window.
4) Output of attempting to run the command is:

[root@localhost root]# redhat-config-date
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/redhat-config-date.py", line 48, in ?
    mainWindow.mainWindow().stand_alone()
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/mainWindow.py", line 180, in __init__
    self.datePage = date_gui.datePage(self.dateBackend)
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/date_gui.py", line 171, in __init__
    ntpServer = socket.gethostbyaddr(ntpServerIP)[0]
TypeError: gethostbyaddr() argument 1 must be string, not None

Is the issue reproducible? yes 

Workaround: no
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Action by: Bryan.Leopard
Issue Registered

THIS IS ISSUE TRACKER 14891, OPENED AS SEV 3.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-04 14:55:38 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82061 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:35 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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