Bug 1003204 - yum update fails in Fedora due to inability to find tuple package
yum update fails in Fedora due to inability to find tuple package
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: packaging-team-maint
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Reported: 2013-08-31 15:39 EDT by Steven Patterson
Modified: 2015-02-17 12:00 EST (History)
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Description Steven Patterson 2013-08-31 15:39:22 EDT
Description of problem: yum update fails due to inability to find required file

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):  Fedora 19 default yum

How reproducible:  Every time.  Since installing Fedora 19, all update queries report that system is up to date.  When 'yum update' is requested from a terminal, the error message reproduced below is returned.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Open terminal
2.  log in as su
3.  yum update

Actual results:  Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py", line 2708, in get_updates ygl = self.yumbase.doPackageLists(pkgnarrow='obsoletes') File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 2961, in doPackageLists instpo = self.getInstalledPackageObject(instTup) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 4074, in getInstalledPackageObject raise Errors.RpmDBError, _('Package tuple $s could not be found in rpmdb') $ str(pkgtup) RpmDBError: Package tuple ('NetworkManager-vpnc', 'i686', '1', '', '3.fc18') could not be found in rpmdb 

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Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2015-01-09 14:40:24 EST
This message is a notice that Fedora 19 is now at end of life. Fedora 
has stopped maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 19. It is 
Fedora's policy to close all bug reports from releases that are no 
longer maintained. Approximately 4 (four) weeks from now this bug will
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2015-02-17 12:00:26 EST
Fedora 19 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2015-01-06. Fedora 19 is
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