This bug is solved in development branch.

GRAMPS could not open the file, you probably gave a bad name or clicked on a directory.
Normally, you can try again with a good filename and it should work.


2007/9/20, Feighen Oosterbroek <>:
User Information:

I was trying to create a new grdb file

Error Details:

35111: ERROR: line 148: Unhandled exception
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/share/gramps/", line 900, in new_activate
    (filename,filetype) = self.db_loader.new_file()
  File "/usr/local/share/gramps/", line 179, in new_file
  File "/usr/local/share/gramps/", line 465, in read_file
    _("Could not open file: %s") % filename, msg )
  File "/usr/local/share/gramps/", line 174, in __init__
TypeError: GtkMessageDialog.format_secondary_markup() argument 1 must be
string or None, not exceptions.AttributeError

System Information:

Python version: 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Sep  4 2007, 00:02:25) [GCC 3.4.4
[FreeBSD] 20050518]
BSDDB version:
Gramps version: 2.2.8-0.SVN
Distribution: 6.2-RELEASE-p7

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