abrt: detected unhandled Python exception

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Dec 29 22:34:33 CET 2013


On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 6:35 AM,  <smilesonisamal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I am facing a script issue whenever i run my script in /var/log/messages and it gives error something as below:
>
>
> abrt: detected unhandled Python exception in xxxxx.py.
>
> Can anybody help me figuring out how do i know which line number has thrown the python exception?

Google results suggest that this is a Red Hat thing: abrt = Automatic
Bug Reporting Tool.

https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/Deployment_Guide/ch-abrt.html

I'm not a Red Hat person myself (I use Debian), so I can't really much
help; but my suspicion is that it'll be logging the full traceback
somewhere (some of the posts I found referred to it sending mail, so
you might find it in your /var/spool/mail).

Alternatively, are you able to simply run the script from the command
line? That ought to make the traceback come to your console. Not
possible if it's a CGI script or something, though.

ChrisA



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