After latest updates, Gramps crashes on startup

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue May 18 05:43:32 PDT 2010

On May 18, 2010, at 06:43, David Rowe wrote:

> On 18/05/2010 12:20, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On May 18, 2010, at 06:15, David Rowe wrote:
>> . . .
>> Gramps no longer starts:
> . . .
>> Looks like Gramps is a python script, and it's mentioning a locale error, so you could try downgrading gettext or python26 to see if that brings back functionality.
> Ok - I tried reverting as follows:
> bash-3.2# port deactivate gettext @0.18_0
> bash-3.2# port activate gettext @0.17_4
> bash-3.2# port deactivate python26 @2.6.5_1+darwin
> bash-3.2# port activate python26 @2.6.5_0+darwin
> bash-3.2# port deactivate glib2 @2.24.1_0+darwin
> bash-3.2# port activate glib2 @2.22.5_0+darwin
> bash-3.2# port deactivate gtk2 @2.20.1_0+x11
> bash-3.2# port activate gtk2 @2.18.8_0+x11
> bash-3.2# port deactivate atk @1.30.0_0
> bash-3.2# port activate atk @1.28.0_0
> And now Gramps works again - but I am not sure exactly what fixed the problem.
> Reverting gettext and python26 alone didn't cure the problem.

Hmm, ok. I've had two other gettext 0.18-related problem reports lately, thought this might be a third. Guess not.

> I took a guess at glib2 but that crashed with incompatible gtk2 - that in turn crashed with incompatible atk
> Does this look like a gramps issue or a macports issue.

I would ask the developers of gramps about this problem.

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