ComboBoxText does not work anymore

Bug #998445 reported by Hizoka
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
zenity (Debian)
zenity (Fedora)
zenity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description


This command does not work anymore :
zenity --entry --title "Window title" --text "Insert your choice." a b c d

I have for reponse :
(zenity:21976): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid cast from `GtkComboBox' to `GtkComboBoxText'
(zenity:21976): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_combo_box_text_insert: assertion `GTK_IS_COMBO_BOX_TEXT (combo_box)' failed
x 4

and the list is empty...

this command worked very well under Oneiric.

apt-cache policy zenity => 3.4.0-0ubuntu4
lsb_release -rd => Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Tags: patch
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in zenity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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compul (niklas-lemcke) wrote :

i have a similar problem with scim's scim-setup under debian testing. the error message is like:

(scim-setup:10964): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid cast from `GtkComboBoxText' to `GtkEntry'

(scim-setup:10964): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_entry_get_text: assertion `GTK_IS_ENTRY (entry)' failed

the zenity problem occurs for me as well.

i am running a brand new system.

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EdorFaus (edorfaus) wrote :

Added Linux Mint as the closest project/distro I could find in the lists - I'm actually seeing this on Linux Mint Debian Edition (latest).

apt-cache policy zenity => 3.2.0-1

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EdorFaus (edorfaus) wrote :

I've written a patch that fixes this. It's a one-line change, only changing which constructor is called - it was calling the one for ComboBox instead of ComboBoxText; from my log reading, that change was probably done accidentally during an API change.

This patch is written on top of current git master, so should be easily upstreamable, but also works on top of the package currently in LMDE latest (3.2.0-1). (I tested that by adding the patch to debian/patches/series and rebuilding, which succeded, and the resulting package has this fixed.)

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Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot (crichton) wrote :

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tags: added: patch
Changed in zenity:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Fix Released
no longer affects: linuxmint
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