Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 845787
PySolFC Freezes At Initial Start After Latest Updates
Last modified: 2013-08-01 14:06:26 EDT
Description of problem:
PySolFC was working fine before the latest updates were applied. Now, when the program is started, the PySolFC window appears and cards are shown -- but it is all frozen. The animation of the cards being dealt never starts and mouse menus & quick-keys are unresponsive. Once cannot even click on the window's "X" to close the window.
I've had this happen on 2 _Fedora 17_ machines; both are x86_64. I'm using KDE on both.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Fedora `Start` button --> Applications --> Games --> Card Games --> PySol Fan Club Edition.
PySolFC window appears, but everything in it is unresponsive.
The window appears, animation starts and one can play the game.
PySolFC was working prior to the following updates:
Aug 03 06:21:18 Updated: bash-4.2.37-2.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:21:34 Updated: 1:xscreensaver-base-5.19-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:21:35 Updated: 1:xscreensaver-extras-base-5.19-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:21:36 Updated: selinux-policy-3.10.0-142.fc17.noarch
Aug 03 06:21:40 Updated: 12:dhcp-libs-4.2.4-9.P1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:21:41 Updated: 12:dhcp-common-4.2.4-9.P1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:21:41 Updated: 1:xscreensaver-gl-base-5.19-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:21:43 Updated: transmission-common-2.50-3.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:21:44 Updated: libcdio-0.83-5.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:21:48 Updated: ffmpeg-libs-0.10.4-2.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:00 Updated: vlc-core-2.0.3-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:12 Updated: 1:totem-3.4.3-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:13 Updated: libchamplain-0.12.3-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:16 Updated: openconnect-4.06-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:18 Updated: 6:kdelibs-common-4.8.4-8.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:37 Updated: 6:kdelibs-4.8.4-8.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:39 Updated: cryptsetup-libs-1.5.0-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:39 Updated: cryptsetup-1.5.0-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:42 Updated: apper-0.7.2-3.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:42 Updated: openconnect-lib-compat-4.06-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:43 Updated: libchamplain-gtk-0.12.3-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:22:43 Updated: 1:totem-nautilus-3.4.3-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:23:04 Updated: vlc-2.0.3-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:23:06 Updated: transmission-gtk-2.50-3.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:23:11 Updated: 1:xscreensaver-gl-extras-5.19-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:23:12 Updated: 12:dhclient-4.2.4-9.P1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:24:11 Updated: selinux-policy-devel-3.10.0-142.fc17.noarch
Aug 03 06:25:23 Updated: selinux-policy-targeted-3.10.0-142.fc17.noarch
Aug 03 06:25:27 Updated: 1:xscreensaver-extras-5.19-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:25:28 Updated: 2:phonon-backend-gstreamer-4.6.1-3.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:25:30 Updated: ModemManager-0.5.3.96-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:11 Updated: 1:java-1.7.0-openjdk-184.108.40.206-2.2.1.fc17.9.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:13 Updated: lftp-4.3.8-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:15 Updated: 12:aspell-0.60.6.1-3.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:21 Updated: ibus-chewing-1.4.0-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:22 Updated: sed-4.2.1-10.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:23 Updated: 3:ypbind-1.35-5.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:23 Updated: 1:totem-mozplugin-3.4.3-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:24 Updated: xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.20.1-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:25 Updated: SDL_mixer-1.2.12-3.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:26 Updated: xapian-core-libs-1.2.12-1.fc17.x86_64
Aug 03 06:26:27 Updated: telepathy-glib-0.18.2-1.fc17.x86_64
I noticed, today, there were updates for Python. Thinking that might fix my PySolFC problem, I installed them:
Aug 04 21:08:54 Updated: python-libs-2.7.3-7.2.fc17.x86_64
Aug 04 21:08:55 Updated: python-2.7.3-7.2.fc17.x86_64
Aug 04 21:08:55 Updated: tkinter-2.7.3-7.2.fc17.x86_64
Aug 04 21:08:56 Updated: ktp-approver-0.4.0-3.fc17.x86_64
...but it did not.
I will attach the file generated from this command:
strace -o PySolFC_strace.txt /usr/bin/python /usr/share/PySolFC/pysol.py --sound-mod=pygame
Please note the SIGTERM at the end is me using the kill command from the command line to close the unresponsive PySolFC window.
Created attachment 602311 [details]
Strace of "usr/bin/python /usr/share/PySolFC/pysol.py --sound-mod=pygame" command.
I also see this same problem on a 32-bit Fedora 17 system.
Thanks for reporting this, I'll be looking into this shortly.
I should have tested PySolFC after applying the updates available on August 15th, but I think I forgot. Those updates had a lot of KDE 4.8.5-1 updates, one of which was pykde4.
However, I tested PySolFC after applying the updates available today, August 21st, and PySolFC is now working. I don't see anything in these updates that could have affected PySolFC (except glibc-2.15-54), so I'm guessing this got fixed with the August 15th updates.
Thanks for looking into this!
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