help wahcade fails to start ----Fixed!!

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help wahcade fails to start ----Fixed!!

Postby govee » Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:59 pm

I am running ubuntu 7.04 and have sdlmame loaded and it is operating correctly. I loaded the .deb and I can run the setup and filter the games, but when I launch wahcade it fails to start. I have copied the items that show up on the terminal below. any help would be appreciated. I am a Linux nebbie but I am learning something new every minute it seems.

andy@andy-tester:~$ wahcade -w
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "wahcade.py", line 67, in <module>
app = WinMain(options)
File "/usr/share/games/wahcade/win_main.py", line 267, in __init__
self.load_emulator()
File "/usr/share/games/wahcade/win_main.py", line 796, in load_emulator
self.load_list()
File "/usr/share/games/wahcade/win_main.py", line 859, in load_list
self.current_filter = filters.read_filter(filter_file)
File "/usr/share/games/wahcade/filters.py", line 399, in read_filter
line = f.next()
StopIteration
Last edited by govee on Tue Aug 21, 2007 4:23 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Postby balki » Mon Aug 20, 2007 1:42 pm

Hmmm - you might have an empty filter file (.ftr) in ~/.wahcade/files.

Try clearing the contents and run wahcade again:
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rm ~/.wahcade/files/*


Wahcade should recreate the initial filter when it runs...

Cheers,

Andy
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Postby govee » Tue Aug 21, 2007 2:11 am

That did it! Thanks.

Love the program.
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