Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 849692
wxPython dirdialog return value error
Last modified: 2013-07-31 19:29:19 EDT
Description of problem:
what ever directory you choose, DirDialog class return value is home directory.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Name : wxPython
Version : 184.108.40.206
Release : 2.fc17
addFileDialog = wx.DirDialog(None, u"choose dir", style=wx.DD_DEFAULT_STYLE)
if addFileDialog.ShowModal() == wx.ID_OK:
Steps to Reproduce:
the directory user choose
As far as I understand it's not the home directory that is returned but the default directory given when constructing the dialog (which defaults to the home directory if unspecified).
The same problem occurs with wx.FileDialog's GetDirectory() method, although wx.FileDialog.GetPath() works just fine.
As an indication it isn't sloppy programming: The same problem occurs when saving an image with matplotlib when wx is set as the backend.
I get the bug in code that worked without errors on fedora 16 using the same wx python version, so I guess it was some change in gnome/gtk that caused this.
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