[Sugar-devel] SL Bug #2063
mukul at seeta.in
Wed Oct 13 16:11:46 EDT 2010
Please find my explanations on the code added as comments.
diff --git a/journalactivity.py b/journalactivity.py
index 44cc018..36a2e2e 100644
@@ -358,8 +358,20 @@ class JournalActivity(Window):
''' Defining an Error Alert function in the Journal Activity Class which
displays the message as
Operation could not be performed
Please check the logviewer activity for details
and an OK button
+ def uncaught_exception_alert(self):
+ alert = ErrorAlert(title="Operation could not be performed",
msg="Please check the logviewer activity for details ")
+ alert.connect('response', self.__alert_response_cb)
_journal = None
Defining a function which logs the unhandled exception as well as calls the
Error Alert in the Journal whenever any uncaught exception occurs
+def _alert_excepthook(exc_type, exc_value, traceback):
+ logging.exception('Unhandled Python exception: %s', repr((exc_type,
When an exception is raised and uncaught, sys.excepthook is called with
three arguments, the exception class, exception instance, and a traceback
object.The function _alert_excepthook is called only when an unhandled
+sys.excepthook = _alert_excepthook
if _journal is None:
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 1:33 AM, David Farning <dfarning at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 2:50 PM, Mukul Gupta <mukul at seeta.in> wrote:
> > Team,
> > Wish to have your feedback on the design aspect of the ticket 2063 (Sugar
> > should bring up an alert when an unhandled Python exception occurs) -
> > find the git diff attached below. This is an attempt to display an alert
> > when an unhandled Python exception occurs in the journal. Unfortunately,
> > when the exception takes place in journalactivity.py , I am neither
> > to notice the Journal Icon (it disappears),
> > diff --git a/journalactivity.py b/journalactivity.py
> > index 44cc018..36a2e2e 100644
> > --- a/journalactivity.py
> > +++ b/journalactivity.py
> > @@ -358,8 +358,20 @@ class JournalActivity(Window):
> > self.show_main_view()
> > self.search_grab_focus()
> > + def uncaught_exception_alert(self):
> > + alert = ErrorAlert(title="Operation could not be performed",
> > msg="Please check the logviewer activity for details ")
> > + alert.connect('response', self.__alert_response_cb)
> > + self.add_alert(alert)
> > + alert.show()
> > +
> > _journal = None
> > +def _alert_excepthook(exc_type, exc_value, traceback):
> > + logging.exception('Unhandled Python exception: %s', repr((exc_type,
> > exc_value, traceback)))
> > + _journal.uncaught_exception_alert()
> > +
> > +sys.excepthook = _alert_excepthook
> > +
> > def get_journal():
> > global _journal
> > if _journal is None:
> > --
> > 22.214.171.124
> > I wish to request you to please review the code and suggest desired
> > if any.
> > Moreover, I have two important questions regarding the bug.
> > 1. To catch all unhandled python exceptions in sugar, where exactly
> > we be looking forward to be the venue for adding the functionality?
> > Adding it in journalactivity.py doesn't seem to serve all purposes.
> > has to be added somewhere which is being used all the time.
> > 2. Wish if you could recommend on the GUI feature that could be used for
> > displaying the alert message to the user.
> > Looking forward to for your valuable suggestions,
> > Regards,
> > Mukul Gupta
> Well asked question.
> 1. You followed the 'show me the code' principle. That shows that you
> have thought through the problem far enough for a draft
> 2. You are asking for specif help on two specif areas. Based on the
> draft code and specifc questions, it is easy for a reviewer to give
> you the help.
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