usb-creator-gtk crashes on startup

Bug #601560 reported by Sandy J J Gould
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
usb-creator (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: usb-creator-gtk

Problem in Maverick Alpha 2

When attempting to start usb-creator-gtk (0.2.22), I get the following output:

** Message: pygobject_register_sinkfunc is deprecated (GtkWindow)
** Message: pygobject_register_sinkfunc is deprecated (GtkInvisible)
** Message: pygobject_register_sinkfunc is deprecated (GtkObject)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/usb-creator-gtk", line 26, in <module>
    from usbcreator.frontends.gtk import GtkFrontend
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/usbcreator/frontends/gtk/__init__.py", line 1, in <module>
    from frontend import GtkFrontend
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/usbcreator/frontends/gtk/frontend.py", line 30, in <module>
    from usbcreator.misc import *
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/usbcreator/misc.py", line 36, in <module>
    from IN import INT_MAX
ImportError: cannot import name INT_MAX

No further output in console or in X, process ends.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: usb-creator-gtk 0.2.22
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-6.9-generic 2.6.35-rc3
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-6-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Jul 4 10:35:10 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_GB.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: usb-creator

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Sandy J J Gould (sjjgould) wrote :
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Sandy J J Gould (sjjgould) wrote :

This has been fixed for me, presumably by one of the python/libpython updates that was put out yesterday.

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Mauro D'Aloisio (maurodaloisio) wrote :

The same for me. Now the program starts normally. Unfortunately I do not remember which updates I did yesterday and today.

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vmc (vmclark) wrote :

As of daily-live 07/08/2010 installed, I get the exact same error message as the originator. I'm using amd64.iso.

This one to be exact - From "http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/":
maverick-desktop-amd64.iso 07-Jul-2010 08:09 696M Desktop CD for 64-bit PC (AMD64) computers (standard download)

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tankdriver (stoneraider-deactivatedaccount) wrote :

Works for me now (alpha2 + updates 09-Jul-2010)

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Olof Kindgren (flamingolof) wrote :

Works for me. Can this be closed now?

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Ivan Frederiks (idfred) wrote :

Same problem on Ubuntu 12.04.2 x86_64

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/usb-creator-gtk", line 25, in <module>
    from usbcreator.frontends.gtk import GtkFrontend
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/usbcreator/frontends/gtk/__init__.py", line 1, in <module>
    from usbcreator.frontends.gtk.frontend import GtkFrontend
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/usbcreator/frontends/gtk/frontend.py", line 29, in <module>
    from usbcreator.misc import *
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/usbcreator/misc.py", line 37, in <module>
    from IN import INT_MAX
ImportError: cannot import name INT_MAX

usb-creator-gtk:
  Installed: 0.2.38
  Candidate: 0.2.38
  Version table:
 *** 0.2.38 0
        500 http://ru.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
python:
  Installed: 2.7.3-0ubuntu2
  Candidate: 2.7.3-0ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 2.7.3-0ubuntu2 0
        500 http://ru.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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