Bug 1254358 - Missing Dependency: ovirt-guest-agent needs python-ctypes but does not require it
Missing Dependency: ovirt-guest-agent needs python-ctypes but does not requir...
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: ovirt-guest-agent (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Vinzenz Feenstra [evilissimo]
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Reported: 2015-08-17 16:31 EDT by Gustavo Campos
Modified: 2015-10-19 02:47 EDT (History)
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Description Gustavo Campos 2015-08-17 16:31:26 EDT
Description of problem:

The ovirt-guest-agent package needs python-ctypes, but python-ctypes is never installed as a dependency for ovirt-guest-agend

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How reproducible:
Always reproducible (given that python-ctypes is not installed)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make sure python-ctypes is not installed
2. Install ovirt-guest-agent
3. service ovirt-guest-agent start

Actual results:

service ovirt-guest-agent restart
Starting ovirt-guest-agent: Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/ovirt-guest-agent/ovirt-guest-agent.py", line 35, in ?
    from GuestAgentLinux2 import LinuxVdsAgent
  File "/usr/share/ovirt-guest-agent/GuestAgentLinux2.py", line 19, in ?
    import ctypes
ImportError: No module named ctypes

Expected results:

Working agent:
service ovirt-guest-agent restart
Starting ovirt-guest-agent:                                [  OK  ]

Additional info:

Installing python-ctypes manually imediatelly fixes the crash.

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