Bug 838757 - xchat appears to expect an old version of python when loading plugins
xchat appears to expect an old version of python when loading plugins
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xchat (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon (sabbatical, not receiving bugmail)
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Reported: 2012-07-09 22:03 EDT by Pete Travis
Modified: 2013-07-31 18:04 EDT (History)
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Description Pete Travis 2012-07-09 22:03:26 EDT
Description of problem:
xchat fails to load gtk-dependent python modules; in my case, pynotify.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Name        : xchat
Epoch       : 1
Version     : 2.8.8
Release     : 13.fc17
Architecture: x86_64

How reproducible:
Attempt to load a module that imports pynotify pynotify

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open xchat
2. /py exec import pynotify
Actual results:
xchat can't import pynotify, which fails while importing gtk:

Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
   File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/pynotify/__init__.py", line 19, in <module>
     import gtk
   File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 42, in <module>
     import gdk
 ImportError: No module named gdk

Expected results:
xchat can import pynotify

Additional info:
I wish I could offer more info, but I lack the expertise. pynotify and gtk work outside of xchat without issue.
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