[pkg-wicd-maint] Bug#901930: crash upon trying to enter "Config"

Toni Mueller toni at debian.org
Wed Jun 20 12:08:05 BST 2018

Package: wicd-curses
Version: 1.7.4+tb2-6
Severity: important
Tags: upstream


I am trying to run wicd-curses, but it crashes hard. I've culled the
control characters and the boilerplate ("About" etc.) from the

root at nutshell:~# wicd-curses
... Not connected ...

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py", line 1149, in call_update_ui
  File "/usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py", line 97, in wrapper
    return func(*args, **kargs)
  File "/usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py", line 1162, in update_ui
  File "/usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py", line 1040, in handle_keys
    self.diag = WirelessSettingsDialog(pos, self.frame)
  File "/usr/share/wicd/curses/netentry_curses.py", line 503, in __init__
  File "/usr/share/wicd/curses/netentry_curses.py", line 539, in set_values
AttributeError: 'dbus.String' object has no attribute 'append'

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.16.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: Apparmor: enabled

Versions of packages wicd-curses depends on:
ii  python        2.7.15-3
ii  python-urwid  2.0.1-2
ii  wicd-daemon   1.7.4+tb2-6

Versions of packages wicd-curses recommends:
ii  sudo  1.8.2301

wicd-curses suggests no packages.

Versions of packages wicd-daemon depends on:
ii  adduser          3.117
ii  dbus             1.12.8-2
ii  debconf          1.5.67
ii  iputils-ping     3:20161105-1
ii  isc-dhcp-client  4.3.5-4
ii  lsb-base         9.20170808
ii  psmisc           23.1-1+b1
ii  python           2.7.15-3
ii  python-dbus      1.2.8-2
ii  python-gobject-2 2.28.6-13+b1
ii  python-wicd      1.7.4+tb2-6
ii  wireless-tools   30~pre9-12+b1
ii  wpasupplicant    2:2.6-16

Versions of packages wicd-daemon recommends:
ii  rfkill  0.5-1+b1

Versions of packages wicd-daemon suggests:
ii  pm-utils  1.4.1-17

Versions of packages python-wicd depends on:
ii  python  2.7.13-2

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