TypeError: _getfullpathname() argument 1 must be (buffer overflow), not str in windows xp, while making tarfile

Ryniek90 ryniek90 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 16:37:21 CEST 2009


Referring to my earlier posts:
http://groups.google.pl/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/4e34f995800f5352?hl=pl

and

http://groups.google.pl/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/abf5573b8fceb37e?hl=pl#

I've dealt with those errors. but now have another.
When my backup scripts starts to backup chosen file, python gave me 
Traceback:

"
C:\Users\Ryniek's WinSe7en\Documents\My 
Dropbox\Aplikacje\Moje_aplikacje\Pythonowe_aplikacje\Skrypty>python ba
ckuper.py -f F:\APLIKACJE\nowegg.exe F:\ MyGGBackup
Checking permissions for reading and writing...
Have permissions on [F:\APLIKACJE\nowegg.exe] for reading.
Have permissions on [F:\] for writing.
Preparing for backup [nowegg.exe]...
Starting backup...
Now adding [nowegg.exe]...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "backuper.py", line 197, in <module>
    main_meth()
  File "backuper.py", line 189, in main_meth
    paq.backup_file(pars.options.filename[0], pars.options.filename[1], 
pars.options.filename[2])
  File "backuper.py", line 127, in backup_file
    backup_obj.add(read_bin_obj)
  File "E:\WinSe7en Apps\APLIKACJE\ActiveState Python 
2.6\lib\tarfile.py", line 1948, in add
    if self.name is not None and os.path.abspath(name) == self.name:
  File "E:\WinSe7en Apps\APLIKACJE\ActiveState Python 
2.6\lib\ntpath.py", line 458, in abspath
    path = _getfullpathname(path)
TypeError: _getfullpathname() argument 1 must be (buffer overflow), not str
"

I've searched over google, but found only that is bug in Python ( 
http://bugs.python.org/issue4071  - in that issue bug is inside Python 
2.5.2 - i've got ActiveState Active Python with core Python 2.6.2), and 
another  info:   *http://tinyurl.com/lvyn7o  and **http://tinyurl.com/kn49vk
*

Here's my script code:
*http://paste.ubuntu.com/259310/

*Shouldn't that bug be patched already  :-?



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