Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 106147
up2date crashes when attempting to update, either graphically or from teh command line
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:58:06 EDT
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Description of problem:
When running up2date (which I do graphically) it crashes (with a python error)
when getting list of updates - once channels have been selected.
De-selecting all channels allows it to complete, but of course doesn't update
Error message attached. Running up2date -p seems to work (doesn't give an
I searched for the bug, but the only similar case seemed to be caused by
the 'Subscribed Channels' being empty. Not the case here.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: Python error appears in terminal window.
Up2date screen stays open, but does not complete. Hangs.
Expected Results: List of updates should appear (or message 'Your system is up
This problem first appeared after a disk problem forced a re-install of RH 7.1.
I have since upgraded to 7.3 (and installed all errata from CD), but with no
Created attachment 94908 [details]
text of Python-reported error
I have managed to get this working by modifying the supplied Python code:
change line 115 of rhnHTTPlib.py from
h = myHTTPs(host, 0, self.__ca_chain, protocol = protocol)
h = myHTTPs(host, 0, self.__ca_chain)
- removing the last parameter entirely (leaving it to default?)
and then the connection works and downloads
Even so, it's still a bug. I shouldn't have to modify supplied code to make it