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Peter Otten 10-02-2012 10:54 AM

Re: terminate called after throwing an instance of 'CABRTException'
Daniel Fetchinson wrote:

> I've noticed a strange thing with python lately:
> Python 2.6.2 (r262:71600, Aug 21 2009, 12:23:57)
> [GCC 4.4.1 20090818 (Red Hat 4.4.1-6)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> def f(): print x

> ...
>>>> f()

> terminate called after throwing an instance of 'CABRTException'
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in f
> NameError: global name 'x' is not defined

> Clearly there is a NameError because x is not defined, but what the
> hell is the "terminate ..... 'CABRTException'" business?
> I guess it has to do with abrt but abrt is not running on my system at
> all. Also, if I run python2.7 with the above code I don't get the
> CABRTException stuff. What is really strange is that I have all sorts
> of recent files in /var/cache/abrt/pyhook-* indicating that somehow
> abrt is doing things even though it is not running, for instance
> chkconfig --list | grep abrt shows it off in all run levels.
> What's going on?

No idea, but I'd have a look at sys.modules, and if

>>> import sys
>>> [name for name in sys.modules if "abrt" in name.lower()]


gives a non-empty result I'd investigate where the culprit is imported --
/usr/lib/python2.6/ would be the obvious candidate.

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