[Sugar-devel] Problem installing and running hulahop on ubuntu 8.10

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Sat Sep 5 06:21:03 EDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 23:37, vijit singh<vijitthetopcoder at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Tomeu,
>> #
>> /var/lib/python-support/python2.5/xpcom/xpt.py:72: RuntimeWarning:
>> tp_compare didn't return -1 or -2 for exception
>> I think this is due to some python C modules being compiled with a
>> python version and others with a different version.
> I think this is a runtime warning and not an error, so the exception which
> is coming in the log is not because of this warning. Still I tried removing
> python2.4 and running only with python2.5 to ensure only one python version
> is throughout, if that is what you wanted to say. Still, the same problem
> occurs.

It is a warning, but I don't see why you think it isn't related to the

Removing 2.4 is not enough, you need to rebuild hulahop and pyxpcom
with only 2.5 installed and try again.



> I think the error is because it is unable to include xpt.py module, however
> this is very strange because on line no 16 at http://pastebin.be/20740 , xpt
> is imported properly, which means the libraries are connected properly, but
> when we again try to include it in line 24, it gives error. The only
> difference b/w line 16 and line 24 is that at the latter one it tries to
> include it from a folder not in the same location as the module while in the
> former one it was imported from the same folder. Any suggestions ?
> Anyways, I also tried including the /var/lib/python-support/python2.5/xpcom/
> path also before running python by giving the following command-
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/var/lib/python-support/python2.5/xpcom/ :
> /usr/lib/xulrunner- python
> but still the same problem is occuring. Kindly give your suggestions.
> All,
> Is there anyone who has tried running hulahop on ubuntu8.10 or anyother
> version of ubuntu. Did anyone else faced similar problems?
> Regards,
> VIJIT aka sumit
>> Can you check?
>> Regards,
>> Tomeu

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