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Bug 592980 - app-text/calibre-2.63.0 on "edit book": TypeError: connect() failed between contentsChange(int,int,int) and reformat_blocks()
Summary: app-text/calibre-2.63.0 on "edit book": TypeError: connect() failed between c...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Ian Stakenvicius
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-09-06 11:13 UTC by William
Modified: 2016-09-14 17:11 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description William 2016-09-06 11:13:30 UTC
Editing an ebook (epub in my case, probably all types though) doesn't work, you get a pop up with an error message instead.

Seems to be this bug:
Corrected by this patch:

TLDR; PyQt incompatibility.

I just cp'd calibre-2.63.0.ebuild as calibre-2.66.0.ebuild in a local overlay and things are fixed.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. right on ebook, click edit
2. in the new window, on the left column, double click on a file to edit
3. look at the pop up error message with anger hoping it'll go away
Actual Results:  
no book editing

Expected Results:  
book editing

This is on ~amd64 installation with dev-python/PyQt5-5.7