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Bug 193242 - media-sound/exaile-0.2.10-r1 won't start with dbus error
Summary: media-sound/exaile-0.2.10-r1 won't start with dbus error
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Samuli Suominen (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-09-20 20:10 UTC by A. Person
Modified: 2007-09-30 19:35 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description A. Person 2007-09-20 20:10:52 UTC
exaile-0.2.10-r1 won't start with a dbus error.  I re-emerged exaile but it did not change the error. Here it is:

$ exaile
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "", line 27, in <module>
    import xl.dbusinterface
  File "//usr/share/exaile/xl/", line 28, in <module>
    class DBusInterfaceObject(dbus.service.Object):
  File "//usr/share/exaile/xl/", line 41, in DBusInterfaceObject
    @dbus.service.method("org.exaile.DBusInterface", "s")
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/dbus/", line 24, in decorator
    in_sig = tuple(dbus_bindings.Signature(in_signature))
  File "dbus_bindings.pyx", line 84, in
TypeError: exceptions must be strings, classes, or instances, not type

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. exaile

Actual Results:  
exaile fails to start

Expected Results:  
started exaile
Comment 1 Samuli Suominen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-09-24 16:59:27 UTC

- media-sound/exaile-0.2.11_beta
- if you have upgraded python recently, run python-updater
- re-emerge dbus-python
Comment 2 A. Person 2007-09-30 19:35:44 UTC
Getting back to a functioning python-2.4 after upgrading to 2.5 was nightmarish.  python-updater doesn't seem to work for downgrading.  I'm happy with quodlibet.  Lemme know if I'm missing out on something really cool though.