James A. Treacy wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 11:07:04PM -0700, Stéphane Charette wrote:
>> GRAMPS 3.0.0 ("It was just getting interesting.") has been released,
>> and is available for download from
> I am working on the package for debian and have encountered a few issues.
> First, I know that the changelog was removed from CVS but I thought
> that it was going to be generated for the release. Not a big deal.
I think I know the answers to these...
If it is required for a distribution, we could create it, but I think
consensus was that we'd rather not.
> Second, is it intentional that no gconf schema is installed? I know
> there was one or more discussion about how preferences are stored but
> don't know the final form things took.
GRAMPS 3.0.0 no longer uses gconf schema, but will read in the old
schema (if you have one) and now stores it in the keys.ini file.
> Third, debian compiles the python files at package installation time and
> an error was encountered:
> INFO: using unsupported version '/usr/bin/python2.5'
> Compiling /usr/share/gramps/plugins/all_relations.py ...
> File "/usr/share/gramps/plugins/all_relations.py", line 50
> class AllRelReport():
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> Is this known? Getting rid of the parentheses fixes the problem.
This looks like an older version of Python. Python2.5 allows this.
> Fourth, after installing the gramps package, running gramps gives an
> error. It can be replicated by simply doing:
> bash$ python2.5
>>>> import gtk
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.5/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 48, in <module>
> from gtk import _gtk
> ImportError: No module named cairo
> I've got python-cairo installed. Obviously, this is not a bug in
> gramps and I am wondering if anyone else has seen it.
Something looks wrong with your Python install.