[Sugar-devel] Problem importing hulahop.webview() in sugar emulator

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Sat Feb 27 10:39:38 EST 2010


On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 20:56, vijit singh <vijitthetopcoder at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Tomeu,
> Thank You once again for your guidance. Surely I will keep on posting the
> updates. I was also confused about the use of the statement-
> hulahop.startup(os.path.join(env.get_profile_path(), 'gecko'))
> What is the significance of hulahop.startup? It surely seems to be imp.
> since the absence of this line results into an error.
> Also, gecko folder seems to be containing paths to different xulrunner
> files. Does including the same gecko folder (as is used in sugar) into the
> socialcalc package which we will make for fedora, and referring to this
> folder through the hulahop.startup statement work on fedora as well?
Hi Vijit,

if you look at the source code, you can see it's the path to the
profile directory:

http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/hulahop/repos/mainline/blobs/master/python/__init__.py#line41

https://wiki.mozilla.org/XULRunner#User_Profiles

 Kindly
> give some pointers.
> Regards,
> VIJIT
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 8:21 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
>>
>> 2010/2/23 vijit singh <vijitthetopcoder at gmail.com>:
>> > Hello Tomeu,
>> > I tried installing hulahop again as you suggested on fedora-11 and it
>> > got installed properly. Now, the socialcalc and the browse activity are
>> > running as well. Thank you for your guidance.
>> > Also wished to discuss that we are planning to port SocialCalc on
>> > various linux distros starting from Fedora. The first approach which we are
>> > considering is by using a pygtk based root-level window to embed
>> > hulahop.webview widget in quite a similar fashion as it has been done in
>> > Sugar currently. Do you think it would be a feasible approach? Is there any
>> > other approach which you suggest would be better? Kindly give some pointers
>> > on the issue.
>>
>> This is the approach that I would recommend. Please keep us posted!
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Tomeu
>>
>> > Regards,
>> > VIJIT
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 12:29 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 18:56, Vijit Singh <vijit at seeta.in> wrote:
>> >> > Hello Tomeu and Aleskey,
>> >> > Thank you for your replies. I will test your suggestions in a day or
>> >> > two and
>> >> > will let you know about the results since I have been out of town and
>> >> > hence
>> >> > unable to access net since the last 2 days.
>> >> >
>> >> > On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 1:14 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 23:36, vijit singh
>> >> >> <vijitthetopcoder at gmail.com>
>> >> >> wrote:
>> >> >> > Hello everyone,
>> >> >> > SocialCalc is based upon the use of hulahop.webview widget. While
>> >> >> > trying
>> >> >> > to
>> >> >> > run socialcalc on sugar emulator running on Fedora and Ubuntu,
>> >> >> > error
>> >> >> > saying
>> >> >> > "No module hulahop" was occurring. So, we tried installing hulahop
>> >> >> > on
>> >> >> > these
>> >> >> > linux distributions.
>> >> >> > 1. Firstly we tried with ubuntu-8.10, here are the exact steps
>> >> >> > taken-
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> >  xulrunner was pre-installed. And then I
>> >> >> > installed python-support.deb
>> >> >> > and
>> >> >> > libxul0d.deb which are pre-requistie packages for python-xpcom
>> >> >> > package
>> >> >> > (other pre-requistie packages were already installed). Then i
>> >> >> > installed
>> >> >> > python-xpcom. And then I installed python-hulahop and hulahop.
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > Downlaod links for these packages are as follows:-
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/intrepid/python/python-xpcom
>> >> >> > http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/intrepid/hulahop
>> >> >> > http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/intrepid/python-hulahop
>> >> >> > Now, though hulahop was getting imported but while using
>> >> >> > hulahop.webview, an
>> >> >> > error saying "hulahop has no attribute webview" occured. However,
>> >> >> > when
>> >> >> > we
>> >> >> > checked the hulahop folder, there was a file named webview.py, so
>> >> >> > this
>> >> >> > problem might be because of some kind of wrongly set library
>> >> >> > paths.
>> >> >> > 2. Then we tried it with ubuntu-9.10, with similar steps but got
>> >> >> > the
>> >> >> > same
>> >> >> > result.
>> >> >> > 3. Then we tried it with fedora-11-
>> >> >> > Installed hulahop and then xpcom from the following
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > link- http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/mandriva/2009.1/i586/media/main/release/python-xpcom-1.9.0.8-1mdv2009.1.i586.html
>> >> >>
>> >> >> This is a Mandriva package. I recommend using the tools available in
>> >> >> each distro for installing software. In Fedora it would be: "yum
>> >> >> install hulahop"
>> >> >
>> >> > We tried yum install hulahop but it said no package named hulahop,
>> >> > our first
>> >> > approach on fedora was to use yum and on ubuntu was to use apt get,
>> >> > but both
>> >> > gave the same results.
>> >>
>> >> In Fedora 11, this is the ouput of yum search hulahop:
>> >>
>> >> [tomeu at zviratko ~]$ yum search hulahop
>> >> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, presto, refresh-packagekit
>> >> =============================== Matched: hulahop
>> >> ===============================
>> >> hulahop.i586 : A pygtk widget for embedding mozilla
>> >>
>> >> Are you sure you wrote the name of the package correctly?
>> >>
>> >> Regards,
>> >>
>> >> Tomeu
>> >>
>> >> > Regards,
>> >> > VIJIT
>> >
>> >
>
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