slingshot crashes after start

Bug #768842 reported by FERNmann
This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
slingshot (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: slingshot

What I did:
I started the game "Slingshot".

What I expected to happen:
The game should open so I can play it.

What happened instead:
The game crashes immediately after startup. I deleted my ~/.slingshot directory which had no effect.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: slingshot 0.8.1p-4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Apr 22 09:47:58 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Beta amd64 (20110413)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: slingshot
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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FERNmann (fernmann-deactivatedaccount) wrote :
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Hans Joachim Desserud (hjd) wrote :

Confirmed. When I attempt to run the game on Ubuntu Natty a blank window shows for a short while before it closes. I tried to run the game from the terminal, but didn't print any errors.

Changed in slingshot (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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B. Clausius (barcc) wrote :

The game runs with Python 2.6 . To run with Python 2.7 I made a branch with the patch found here:

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FERNmann (fernmann-deactivatedaccount) wrote :

Thank you Clausius, runs great here.

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Travis Larson (tlarson) wrote :

Slingshot still crashes on 11.10. There is no output when starting from a terminal. Not sure how to troubleshoot...

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Travis Larson (tlarson) wrote :

Game runs fine on 12.10. Bug was originally reported for 11.04 which is no longer supported.

Changed in slingshot (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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