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Errors running firefox (on Windows 7) #84

GlennBags opened this Issue April 02, 2012 · 0 comments

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Finished downloading windmill and when trying to run for firefox, get the following:

C:\Python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7>windmill firefox
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:\Python27\Scripts\", line 8, in
load_entry_point('windmill==1.7pre', 'console_scripts', 'windmill')()
File "c:\python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7\windmill\bin\", lin
e 33, in main
File "c:\python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7\windmill\bin\", line 3
51, in command_line_startup
shell_objects = setup()
File "c:\python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7\windmill\bin\", line 1
82, in setup
shell_objects_dict['browser'] = getattr(shell_objects, browser[0].lower())()

File "c:\python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7\windmill\bin\", li
ne 45, in start_firefox
controller = windmill.browser.get_firefox_controller()
File "c:\python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7\windmill\", lin
e 116, in get_firefox_controller
controller = mozrunner.get_moz_from_settings(copy.copy(windmill.settings))
File "c:\python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7\windmill\dep_mozrunner__init__.p
y", line 160, in get_moz_from_settings
return get_moz(settings['MOZILLA_BINARY'], settings['MOZILLA_DEFAULT_PROFILE

I saw a similar error and it said to download the master tar and then run the (which I found in the windmill directory, which I hope is the proper one):
C:\Python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7>python develop
running develop
running egg_info
creating windmill.egg-info
writing windmill.egg-info\PKG-INFO
writing top-level names to windmill.egg-info\top_level.txt
writing dependency_links to windmill.egg-info\dependency_links.txt
writing entry points to windmill.egg-info\entry_points.txt
writing manifest file 'windmill.egg-info\SOURCES.txt'
reading manifest file 'windmill.egg-info\SOURCES.txt'
reading manifest template ''
writing manifest file 'windmill.egg-info\SOURCES.txt'
running build_ext
Creating c:\python27\lib\site-packages\windmill.egg-link (link to .)
Removing windmill 1.6 from easy-install.pth file
Adding windmill 1.7pre to easy-install.pth file
Installing script to C:\Python27\Scripts
Installing windmill.exe script to C:\Python27\Scripts
Installing windmill.exe.manifest script to C:\Python27\Scripts

Installed c:\python27\windmill-windmill-4304ee7
Processing dependencies for windmill==1.7pre
Finished processing dependencies for windmill==1.7pre

After this, I tried running windmill again and still got the error msgs posted above.
Additionally, when I run for ie, it appears to be working, I get 2 browser windows, one the IDE and the other containing the site that I gave in command line (tried in lastest test). However the IDE is not coming up like in the example.. I dont' have the menu buttons like in the demo video. I have a menu button that opens links. When I tried to do the start recorder, it will show script stuff.. I click, it shows a click command, but no deal. I click in a field and enter text, it shows a type command, but once again, doesn't show what I typed. Not sure if whatever is happening here is related to the above, but listed it just in case.


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