can't start on my Windows 7 64bit

Bug #880452 reported by Edwin Yip
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Bug Description

I really want to be able to use dreampie!

error message:

Variables:
  File "dreampie.py", line 4, <module>()
  File "dreampielib\gui\__init__.pyc", line 1146, main()
  File "dreampielib\gui\__init__.pyc", line 160, __init__(self=DreamPie(path..."window_main"), pyexec='C:\\Python27\\python.exe')
  File "dreampielib\gui\__init__.pyc", line 995, configure(self=DreamPie(path..."window_main"))
  File "dreampielib\gui\tags.pyc", line 296, apply_theme_source(sourcebuffer=<gtksour...290c160)>, theme={('bracket-match', 'bg', 'color'): 'darkblue', ('bracket-match', 'bg', 'isset'): True, ('bracket-match', 'fg', 'color'): 'white', ('bracket-match', 'fg', 'isset'): False, ...})

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "dreampie.py", line 4, in <module>
  File "dreampielib\gui\__init__.pyc", line 1146, in main
  File "dreampielib\gui\__init__.pyc", line 160, in __init__
  File "dreampielib\gui\__init__.pyc", line 995, in configure
  File "dreampielib\gui\tags.pyc", line 296, in apply_theme_source
TypeError: GtkSourceBuffer.set_style_scheme() argument 1 must be gtksourceview2.StyleScheme, not None

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Edwin Yip (edwin-yip) wrote :

Hi! I found the source of the problem - my windows user name is in Chinese! It's ok when logged in as another windows account which is in pure English...

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Edwin Yip (edwin-yip) wrote :

This problem maybe caused by the very same bug I found in the standard Python lib ntpath.py, check it here:http://code.google.com/p/spyderlib/issues/detail?id=812

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Edwin Yip (edwin-yip) wrote :

update: changing the system's TEMP and TMP environment variables will solve the problem.

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Noam Yorav-Raphael (noamraph) wrote :

Thanks for investigating this!

I have an idea: Can you try to change the line in dreampielib/gui/tags.py

    ssm.set_search_path([dir])

to:

    ssm.set_search_path([dir.encode('utf8')])

and see if it works?

The function _make_style_scheme creates a temporary directory, and I guess that it is made inside you home directory. I think that the problem is that the function set_search_path has a problem with accepting the directory name, because of the characters it contains or the encoding. Perhaps encoding it in UTF8 (which is what GTK functions expect, I believe) will help.

Thanks,
Noam

Changed in dreampie:
status: New → Incomplete
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