Bug 509094

Summary: error during update
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: Levente Farkas <lfarkas>
Component: yumAssignee: James Antill <james.antill>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team <qe-baseos-security>
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Version: 5.3   
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OS: Linux   
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Description Levente Farkas 2009-07-01 06:35:47 EDT
it happened many time with is that when we try to update wuth yum we've got this error following error. after we delete the cache with
rm -rf /var/cache/yum/*
everything works without problem.
what can be the reason for this?
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Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
    yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 229, in user_main
    errcode = main(args)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 145, in main
    (result, resultmsgs) = base.buildTransaction() 
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 647, in buildTransaction
    (rescode, restring) = self.resolveDeps()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/depsolve.py", line 704, in resolveDeps
    for po, dep in self._checkFileRequires():
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/depsolve.py", line 939, in _checkFileRequires
    if not self.tsInfo.getOldProvides(filename) and not self.tsInfo.getNewProvides(filename):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/transactioninfo.py", line 414, in getNewProvides
    for pkg, hits in self.pkgSack.getProvides(name, flag, version).iteritems():
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/packageSack.py", line 300, in getProvides
    return self._computeAggregateDictResult("getProvides", name, flags, version)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/packageSack.py", line 470, in _computeAggregateDictResult
    sackResult = apply(method, args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 861, in getProvides
    return self._search("provides", name, flags, version)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 43, in newFunc
    return func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 837, in _search
    for pkg in self.searchFiles(name, strict=True):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 43, in newFunc
    return func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 586, in searchFiles
    self._sql_pkgKey2po(rep, cur, pkgs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 470, in _sql_pkgKey2po
    pkg = self._packageByKey(repo, ob['pkgKey'])
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 413, in _packageByKey
    po = self.pc(repo, cur.fetchone())
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 68, in __init__
    self._read_db_obj(db_obj)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 94, in _read_db_obj
    setattr(self, item, _share_data(db_obj[item]))
TypeError: unsubscriptable object
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Comment 1 James Antill 2009-07-07 11:15:52 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 491916 ***