Crash on startup (Python3.8) - TypeError: 'bool' object is not iterable

Bug #1871402 reported by fcole90 on 2020-04-07
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
photofilmstrip (Debian)
Fix Released
photofilmstrip (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Upon startup it crashes. A fix is already available.

Upstream GH bug:

Upstream debian bug:

Fixed version:

What happens:
$ photofilmstrip
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/photofilmstrip", line 8, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/photofilmstrip/", line 46, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/photofilmstrip/", line 41, in Start
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/photofilmstrip/", line 31, in InitI18N
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/photofilmstrip/action/", line 43, in Execute
  File "/usr/lib/python3.8/", line 352, in install
    for name in allowed & set(names):
TypeError: 'bool' object is not iterable

What should happen:
The program loads without crashing

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: photofilmstrip 3.7.2-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.4.0-21.25-generic 5.4.27
Uname: Linux 5.4.0-21-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu22
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Tue Apr 7 17:16:17 2020
InstallationDate: Installed on 2020-04-03 (3 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" - Beta amd64 (20200401)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: photofilmstrip
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

fcole90 (fcole90) wrote :
summary: - Crash on startup (Python3.8)
+ Crash on startup (Python3.8) - TypeError: 'bool' object is not iterable
no longer affects: photofilmstrip
Changed in photofilmstrip (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in photofilmstrip (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in photofilmstrip (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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