jobs-admin does not start in Maverick: "string index out of range"

Bug #782046 reported by gregg128
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Bug Description

$sudo su
#add-apt-repository ppa:jpeddicord/jobs-daily
#apt-get update
#apt-get install jobs-admin
(from non-root)
No module named pkit
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/jobs-admin", line 31, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/JobsAdmin/", line 108, in load_jobs
    weight = 700 if job.running else 400
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/JobsAdmin/", line 68, in __getattr__
    retry(self._connect, call)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/JobsAdmin/", line 26, in retry
    return func()
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/JobsAdmin/", line 67, in call
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/", line 68, in __call__
    return self._proxy_method(*args, **keywords)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/", line 140, in __call__
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/", line 620, in call_blocking
    message, timeout)
dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.IndexError: Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/", line 702, in _message_cb
    retval = candidate_method(self, *args, **keywords)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/JobService/", line 40, in GetAll
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/JobService/", line 122, in _load_properties
    self._props = self.root.proxy.get_service(
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/JobService/backends/", line 111, in get_service
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/JobService/backends/", line 87, in get_service
    info['automatic'] = (starton[0] != '#')
IndexError: string index out of range

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gregg128 (gregg128) wrote :

#cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 10.10

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Jacob Peddicord (jpeddicord) wrote :

Could you try the version in the main PPA and see if that works?

jobs-daily has been out-of-date; I probably should remove that PPA.

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Jacob Peddicord (jpeddicord) wrote :

Due to a personal fatfingering, I accidentally deleted the repository I was referring to and not the daily one. Sorry about that. I'll work on getting it back online. :-P

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