[chirp_users] New Daily Build

Tom Hayward esarfl at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 09:56:12 PST 2013


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:03 AM, Ken G <kdubya at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> Thanks Tom.
>
> I thought that since it wouldn't start, that it wouldn't create the log, but
> it has. Since I appear to be the only one suffering from this problem, I
> won't bother the developers at this point, but I'll paste the debug log
> below ..
>
> "CHIRP daily-20130111 on WinVista/7 (Python 2.7.2)
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "chirpw", line 50, in <module>
>   File "chirpui\config.pyo", line 108, in get
>   File "chirpui\config.pyo", line 31, in __init__
>   File "ConfigParser.pyo", line 297, in read
>   File "ConfigParser.pyo", line 504, in _read
> ConfigParser.MissingSectionHeaderError: File contains no section headers.
> file: C:\Users\Ken\AppData\Roaming\CHIRP\chirp.config, line: 1
> '\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x0
> 0\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00"
>
> The string of \x00's goes on for about 20 more lines then there's nothing
> after that. Looks like the key is the Missing Section Header. Can any user
> throw some light on that one?

It looks like your config is somehow corrupt. Deleting it--or moving
it, as it sounds like you've tried--should resolve the issue.

We may be able to make Chirp more robust so it ignores a corrupt
config file by reverting to defaults.

Tom KD7LXL



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