Zim

ZIM failed to start

Bug #1618410 reported by Jan
12
This bug affects 2 people
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Bug Description

Application started via ...\Zim\ZimDesktopWikiPortable.exe from desktop shortcut
Platform: Win7 Professional 64bit

This is zim 0.65
Platform: nt
Locale: cs_CZ cp1250
FS encoding: mbcs
Python: (2, 7, 11, 'final', 0)
Gtk: (2, 24, 10)
Pygtk: (2, 24, 0)
Zim revision is:
  branch: 065
  revision: 805 <email address hidden>
  date: 2015-11-01 15:42:45 +0100

======= Traceback =======
  File "zim\main.pyo", line 446, in main
  File "zim\main.pyo", line 211, in run
  File "zim\ipc.pyo", line 283, in start_server_if_not_running
AssertionError: Failed to start server (spawning)

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Dario Niedermann (dnied) wrote :

I'm seeing the same traceback (more or less) on trying to open a notebook. Basically, Zim is no longer working for me on Slackware64 14.2. This happened after updating the wonderful piece of s...oftware called Python to version 2.7.13.

----- BEGIN ZIM OUTPUT -----
This is zim 0.65
Platform: posix
Locale: en_US UTF-8
FS encoding: UTF-8
Python: (2, 7, 13, 'final', 0)
Gtk: (2, 24, 31)
Pygtk: (2, 24, 0)
Zim revision is:
  branch: zim-trunk
  revision: 805 <email address hidden>
  date: 2015-11-01 15:42:45 +0100

======= Traceback =======
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/zim/main.py", line 446, in main
    obj.run()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/zim/main.py", line 211, in run
    zim.ipc.start_server_if_not_running()
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/zim/ipc.py", line 283, in start_server_if_not_running
    raise AssertionError, 'Failed to start server (spawning)'
AssertionError: Failed to start server (spawning)

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Dario Niedermann (dnied) wrote :

I found a temporary workaround. Just run:

    zim --standalone

Changed in zim:
status: New → Fix Released
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