Bug 84189 - display configuration program will not start due to syntax error
display configuration program will not start due to syntax error
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82710
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-xfree86 (Show other bugs)
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noarch Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-02-13 03:59 EST by Bernard Johnson
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:46 EST
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fix for syntax error (492 bytes, patch)
2003-02-13 04:01 EST, Bernard Johnson
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Description Bernard Johnson 2003-02-13 03:59:31 EST
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Description of problem:
Attempting to start the display configuration program by the menu results in the
program trying to start but terminating with no message.

Attempting to run 'redhat-config-xfree86' gives the following error message:
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-xfree86/xconf.py", line 357
    current_card_driver = current_card.getCardData()["DRIVER"]
                      ^
SyntaxError: invalid syntax


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Attempt to run the display configuration program from the menu
2.  OR Attempt to run 'redhat-config-xfree86'
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Actual Results:  If run from the menu, program terminates with no feedback.  If
run from the command line, the included error message is printed to the terminal.

Expected Results:  The display configuration program should start.

Additional info:

rpm -q redhat-config-xfree86
redhat-config-xfree86-0.7.2-2
Comment 1 Bernard Johnson 2003-02-13 04:01:29 EST
Created attachment 90043 [details]
fix for syntax error

Applying this patch to /usr/share/redhat-config-xfree86/xconf.py fixes the
problem
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-02-13 05:53:49 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82710 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:46 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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