Bug#674174: gnome-dvb-client fails to execute: __init__() got an unexpected keyword argument 'icon_widget'

Piers Hobson hobsonp at tiscali.co.uk
Wed May 23 15:27:00 UTC 2012

Package: gnome-dvb-client
Version: 1:0.2.8-1
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

Dear Maintainer,
Wheezy (3.1.0-1-amd64) and up-to-date

Attempting to run gnome-dvb-control the following occurs:

piers at debian:~$ gnome-dvb-control
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/gnome-dvb-control", line 26, in <module>
    w = ControlCenterWindow(model)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-
packages/gnomedvb/ui/controlcenter/ControlCenterWindow.py", line 64, in
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-
packages/gnomedvb/ui/controlcenter/ControlCenterWindow.py", line 267, in
    self.button_display_timers = Gtk.ToolButton(icon_widget=timers_image,
label=_("Recording schedule"))
TypeError: __init__() got an unexpected keyword argument 'icon_widget'

The program terminates and does not open the dvb-control gui.

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

Kernel: Linux 3.1.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages gnome-dvb-client depends on:
ii  gir1.2-gtk-3.0    3.4.2-1
ii  gnome-dvb-daemon  1:0.2.8-1
ii  gnome-icon-theme  3.4.0-2
ii  python            2.7.2-10
ii  python-gobject    3.2.0-3
ii  python2.7         2.7.3~rc2-2.1

Versions of packages gnome-dvb-client recommends:
ii  dvb-apps  1.1.1+rev1457-4

gnome-dvb-client suggests no packages.

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