system-config-kickstart: Traceback when using --generate without a file name

Bug #409352 reported by Brent Fox on 2009-08-05
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
system-config-kickstart (Ubuntu)
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Colin Watson

Bug Description

Binary package hint: system-config-kickstart

Description: Ubuntu karmic (development branch)
Release: 9.10

system-config-kickstart:
  Installed: 2.5.20-0ubuntu19
  Candidate: 2.5.20-0ubuntu19
  Version table:
 *** 2.5.20-0ubuntu19 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com karmic/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

If you run system-config-kickstart from the command line using the --generate option without specifying a filename, you get the following traceback:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./system-config-kickstart.py", line 54, in <module>
    opts, file = getopt.getopt(sys.argv[1:], "g:h", ["generate=", "help"])
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/getopt.py", line 89, in getopt
    opts, args = do_longs(opts, args[0][2:], longopts, args[1:])
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/getopt.py", line 157, in do_longs
    raise GetoptError('option --%s requires argument' % opt, opt)
getopt.GetoptError: option --generate requires argument

I'm attaching a patch which should handle this more gracefully.

Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2009-08-11
Changed in system-config-kickstart (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package system-config-kickstart - 2.5.20-0ubuntu20

---------------
system-config-kickstart (2.5.20-0ubuntu20) karmic; urgency=low

  [ Brent Fox ]
  * Fix GtkSpinButton warnings (LP: #409261).
  * Hook up event handlers after calling self.toplevel.show() (LP: #409270).
  * Print usage message on getopt errors (LP: #409352).
  * Add ext4 to supported filesystem types (LP: #409368).
  * Print a proper error if file opens fail (LP: #409554).

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Tue, 11 Aug 2009 14:19:34 +0100

Changed in system-config-kickstart (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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