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bug #20650: [gtk3] Exception thrown when saving: "TypeError: GInterface.__init__() takes exactly 0 arguments (1 given)"

Submitted by:  Libra Rian <zrzz>
Submitted on:  Tue Mar 26 14:03:52 2013  
Severity: 4 - ImportantPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: FixedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: 39dc93363...Planned Release: None
Operating System: Lubuntu 12.10/Compiz

Mon Jun 23 21:52:12 2014, comment #4:

[This is a canned response, please forgive the broken formatting: it's one of the many things Gna! unfortunately does not do well.]

This bug tracker will shortly be moving to Github. As part of this process, we are reviewing old bug reports on gna.org.

This bug was marked as Fixed long ago, but was still classified as Open. Github does not distinguish between Fixed+Open and Fixed+Closed in the
way we once did here, so this bug is now being marked Closed, and will not be migrated into the github issues tracker.

If you believe that this bug still affects the most recent git master of MyPaint (and thus the next release), please feel free to open a new
issue on Github about it. Our new issue trackers are:


Andrew Chadwick <achadwick>
Project Administrator
Wed Mar 27 17:29:41 2013, comment #3:

Looks good on my end.

Ryan Hasse <ryanhasse>
Wed Mar 27 12:31:30 2013, comment #2:

Thanks for the report. Should be fixed with https://gitorious.org/mypaint/mypaint/commit/77370fdcc91e01f8c0100c9221d7193c504bf456 - please retest and reopen if it's still failing.

Andrew Chadwick <achadwick>
Project Administrator
Tue Mar 26 21:45:04 2013, comment #1:

Save for me /is/ saving, but it still throws up the same exception even though it is.

Ryan Hasse <ryanhasse>
Tue Mar 26 14:03:52 2013, original submission:

Launch mypaint, press F2. Instead of saving, it will throw the exception:

It seems that gio.File is no longer way to go. Here, for example,


people suggest use gio.file_new_for_path instead of gio.File(indeed, it does work)

Libra Rian <zrzz>


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Mon Jun 23 21:52:12 2014achadwickOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Wed Mar 27 12:31:30 2013achadwickStatusNone=>Fixed
      SummarySave does not work=>[gtk3] Exception thrown when saving: "TypeError: GInterface.__init__() takes exactly 0 arguments (1 given)"
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