Bug 89699 - sre.py:137:search:TypeError: expected string or buffer
sre.py:137:search:TypeError: expected string or buffer
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 89694
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2003-04-25 22:58 EDT by Jerome Watkins
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:52:49 EST
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Description Jerome Watkins 2003-04-25 22:58:38 EDT
Description of problem:

Exception occurs when tryigng to open network config program from System menu

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Main Menu
2. System Settings
3. Network
Actual results:

Component: redhat-config-network
Version: 1.2.0
Summary: TB
expected string or buffer
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/redhat-config-network-gui", line 154, in ?
    window = mainDialog()
line 154, in __init__
line 225, in load
line 232, in loadDevices
line 210, in getDeviceList
line 117, in load
line 34, in load
line 52, in load
  File "/usr/src/build/228093-i386/install/usr/lib/python2.2/sre.py", line 137,
in search
    return _compile(pattern, flags).search(string)
TypeError: expected string or buffer

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Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-04-26 09:09:08 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 89694 ***
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2003-04-26 09:10:27 EDT
can you please try the bugfix release from
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:52:49 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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