gnome and hicolor exit code 127 for /usr/bin .vs. /bin
Sat Oct 6 15:45:00 GMT 2012
I sent a message on October 1 about the Virginia Tech site and the
corrupt perl man pages, but no one repsonded.
On 10/6/2012 10:16 AM, marco atzeri wrote:
> On 10/5/2012 10:13 PM, Brian S. Wilson wrote:
>> I am going to make the assumption that someone is working the bug with
>> /usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache not creating the icon-theme.cache file
>> reporting the 127 (file not found error). Since I've heard nothing else
>> about this, I'm also assuming that no one needs any further
>> information to
>> debug this issue.
> wrong assumption.
>>>> I've done a little more testing and the 127 return code is coming
>>>> from the "/usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache --force
>>>> /usr/share/icons/..." command line in the scripts. I get the 127
>>>> error message even if I run this command from the command line.
>>>> This call is supposed to update the icon cache file with the latest
>>>> entries. The icon-theme.cache file does exist for both the hicolor
>>>> and gnome directories. It appears that gtk-update-icon-cache does
>>>> not return a zero exit code; but I don't see any reason for the 127
>>>> (file not found) error.
>>> The line should read "The icon-theme.cache file does not exist for
>>> both the hicolor and gnome directories." This command is supposed
>>> to create the cache file and it does not appear to be working.
>> I've just done an update from the Georgia Tech mirror and am now
>> seeing a
>> message saying the perl manpages have a corrupt
>> local copy and should be deleted. I deleted my local copy, but can't
>> download a new copy. I switched to the Virginia
>> Tech mirror and was able to download the man pages, but also got a
>> new file
>> not found error as shown in the following
>> paragraph. Apparently there is a new package set needed for some of the
>> packages I've already installed.
>> Package: gnubg
>> gnubg.sh exit code 127
>> Package: Unknown package
>> gnome-icon-theme.sh exit code 127
>> hicolor-icon-theme.sh exit code 127
>> I did the same investigation and found the gnubg.sh script has the line
>> "/usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache --force
>> /usr/share/icons/hicolor" which returns the 127 error and does not
>> the icon-theme.cache file. The gtk-update-
>> icon-cache executable does not appear to work as documented. Please
>> this as a bug report.
>> I would be happy to assist with further debugging, but will need
>> guidance as
>> to what would be most useful.
> could you please try :
> /usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache --force /usr/share/icons/gnome
> /usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache --force /usr/share/icons/hicolor
> so we cant try to understand what is not working on your system ?
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