GUI fails to launch

Bug #381150 reported by Zaki Manian on 2009-05-28
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Bug Description

On version 745 of the trunk,

The Gui fails to launch. Here is the traceback:

process 9548: Array or variant type requires that type string be written, but end_struct was written.
The overall signature expected here was 'a(isssssssbss)' and we are on byte 5 of that signature.
ERROR:dbus.service:Unable to append (<generator object get_items at 0xb70d4f54>,) to message with signature a(isssssssbss): <type 'exceptions.TypeError'>: Expected a string or unicode object
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/bin/zeitgeist-journal", line 185, in <module>
    timeline.ready()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/zeitgeist/gui/zeitgeist_journal_widgets.py", line 121, in ready
    self.load_month()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/zeitgeist/gui/zeitgeist_journal_widgets.py", line 167, in load_month
    for item in engine.get_items(self.begin, self.end, ",".join(self.tags), ""):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/zeitgeist/gui/zeitgeist_engine_wrapper.py", line 20, in get_items
    return (func(item) for item in self._interface.get_items(*args))
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.6/dbus/proxies.py", line 140, in __call__
    **keywords)
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.6/dbus/connection.py", line 622, in call_blocking
    message, timeout)
dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.TypeError: Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.6/dbus/service.py", line 745, in _message_cb
    _method_reply_return(connection, message, method_name, signature, *retval)
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.6/dbus/service.py", line 252, in _method_reply_return
    reply.append(signature=signature, *retval)
TypeError: Expected a string or unicode object

Hi,

We have changed the layout of the database. Can you do «rm -r
~/.config/zeitgeist» and try again?

Thanks

--
Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals (RainCT)
Ubuntu Developer. Debian Contributor.

Changed in gnome-zeitgeist:
status: New → Incomplete
Zaki Manian (zmanian) wrote :

That worked. I'll make sure to do that next time I see schema changes in the
traceback.

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On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Siegfried Gevatter <email address hidden>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> We have changed the layout of the database. Can you do «rm -r
> ~/.config/zeitgeist» and try again?
>
> Thanks
>
>
> --
> Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals (RainCT)
> Ubuntu Developer. Debian Contributor.
>
> ** Changed in: gnome-zeitgeist
> Status: New => Incomplete
>
> --
> GUI fails to launch
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/381150
> You received this bug notification because you are a direct subscriber
> of the bug.
>

Siegfried Gevatter (rainct) wrote :

Okay, cool :).

Changed in gnome-zeitgeist:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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