Error: Script file ('script') not found

Bug #561258 reported by Savvas Radevic
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pyntor (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: pyntor

$ pyntor
Error: Script file ('script') not found

$ apt-cache policy pyntor

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: pyntor 0.6-1.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-19.28-generic 2.6.32.10+drm33.1
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-19-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Apr 12 09:38:43 2010
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha amd64 (20100329)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: pyntor

Revision history for this message
Savvas Radevic (medigeek) wrote :
Changed in pyntor (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
R. Drew Davis (drewclist) wrote :

pyntor seems to be fragile code. I'm a python neophyte and took a look a pyntor's code to better my understanding of the language. I think I need to find a more robust example to learn from. pyntor is sort of a GUI-oriented program, but depends heavily on print statements (to stdout) to report errors. I complained to the program's author (Josef Spillner <email address hidden>) that when invoked from the Applications menu, there is no file argument passed and the program silently fails to start, never even offering the user a menu to pick a file from. He replied:

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First, a disclaimer: Pyntor is currently not well maintained and hasn't seen
development updates for about 3-4 years now.

It is not designed to be a GUI-oriented tool to be invoked from an application
menu. Rather, it definitely needs some slideshow data to work on. So the
packaging is somehow wrong and a bug should be filed against the menu entry.

Josef
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pyntor needs an adoptive parent to give it some serious loving. Is it a valued part of Ubuntu or a lost cause?

Drew

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