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Better error handling of missing files #10

Firstyear opened this Issue Apr 20, 2012 · 1 comment


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Firstyear commented Apr 20, 2012

[root@tollgate system]# python /usr/sbin/tollgate_backend
Loading configuration: /etc/tollgate/backend.ini
Setting configuration values...
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/tollgate_backend", line 9, in
load_entry_point('tollgate==2.8.4-dev', 'console_scripts', 'tollgate_backend')()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/tollgate-2.8.4_dev-py2.7.egg/tollgate/backend/", line 155, in main_optparse
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/tollgate-2.8.4_dev-py2.7.egg/tollgate/backend/", line 86, in main
iptables.IPTABLES = config.get('tollgate', 'iptables')
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/", line 63, in get
return self._get_with_default(section, option, 'get')
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/", line 48, in _get_with_default
return getattr(SafeConfigParser, method)(self, section, option)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/", line 599, in get
raise NoSectionError(section)
ConfigParser.NoSectionError: No section: 'tollgate'

Should reveal to the user that "No file exists at /etc/tollgate/backend.ini" rather than a stack trace.

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micolous commented Apr 20, 2012


Loading configuration: /etc/tollgate/backend.ini
Failure reading configuration file!

@micolous micolous closed this Apr 20, 2012

@ghost ghost assigned micolous Apr 20, 2012

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