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Old 04-09-2009, 12:23 AM   #1
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exception while running sync-engine.....

Hi everyone...

I am trying to build SynCE (0.13) after installing all the dependencies but when i try to run sync-engine... I get the following error message...

sh-3.2# sync-engine
SynCE sync-engine starting up
2009-04-09 10:48:04,062 DEBUG syncengine : running main loop
2009-04-09 10:48:04,062 DEBUG syncengine : creating SyncEngine object
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/local/bin/sync-engine", line 5, in <module>
pkg_resources.run_script('sync-engine==0.13', 'sync-engine')
File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/Extras/lib/python/", line 442, in run_script
self.require(requires)[0].run_script(script_name, ns)
File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/Extras/lib/python/", line 1160, in run_script
execfile(script_filename, namespace, namespace)
File "/Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/sync_engine-0.13-py2.5.egg/EGG-INFO/scripts/sync-engine", line 149, in <module>
engine = SyncEngine(configObj,mainloop)
File "/Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/sync_engine-0.13-py2.5.egg/SyncEngine/", line 71, in __init__
dbus.service.Object.__init__(self, dbus.service.BusName(DBUS_SYNCENGINE_BUSNAME, bus=dbus.SessionBus()), DBUS_SYNCENGINE_OBJPATH)
File "/Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/dbus/", line 219, in __new__
File "/Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/dbus/", line 108, in __new__
bus = BusConnection.__new__(subclass, bus_type, mainloop=mainloop)
File "/Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/dbus/", line 125, in __new__
bus = cls._new_for_bus(address_or_type, mainloop=mainloop)
dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: the remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security policy blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network connection was broken.
Old 04-09-2009, 05:10 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ.

Suggest : install with the package manager instead.
# yum install synce-sync-engine
# apt-get install synce-sync-engine
sudo apt-get install synce-sync-engine,
all depending on the OS.

You really must tell, which Linux is used, when a question is asked.
Name and version, please.
Old 04-12-2009, 10:21 PM   #3
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linux version

I am using a Darwin Kenel based on Free BSD and the darwin kernel version is 9.3.0
The Mac OS X is 10.5.3..


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