Sometimes it doesn’t all go to plan! This page describes some of the problems that community members have reported and how to fix them.
TypeError: object() takes no parameters¶
2021-04-04 06:04:55,244 WARNING [mediagoblin.processing] No idea what happened here, but it failed: TypeError('object() takes no parameters',) 2021-04-04 06:04:55,262 ERROR [waitress] Exception while serving /submit/ ... File "/opt/mediagoblin/mediagoblin/media_types/video/transcoders.py", line 338, in __setup_videoscale_capsfilter caps_struct.set_value('pixel-aspect-ratio', Gst.Fraction(1, 1)) TypeError: object() takes no parameters
This is caused by not having the package python3-gst-1.0 on Debian:
alembic.util.exc.CommandError: Can’t locate revision identified by ‘e9212d3a12d3’¶
This is caused when you’ve enabled a plugin, run dbupdate and then disabled the plugin again. Currently we recommend reinstalling the plugin, but we understand this is not ideal. See the outstanding issue raised here:
It’s possible that manually manipulating the
alembic_version table may help
you, but that approach is only recommended for experienced developers.