Bug 15770 - up2date doesn't start
up2date doesn't start
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-08-08 17:06 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-08 17:06:19 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-08 17:06:17 EDT
open a xterm as normal user, su to root export you display (make sure that
you have xhost localhost) and start up2date.
Here is the output of up2date 

traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 205, in ?
  File "/usr/share/up2date/client.py", line 313, in getPackageList
    version = getVersion()
  File "/usr/share/up2date/client.py", line 27, in getVersion
    db = RPMDatabase(0, "/")
  File "/usr/share/up2date/rpmdb.py", line 64, in __init__
    self.OpenDatabase(Write, Prefix)
  File "/usr/share/up2date/rpmdb.py", line 28, in OpenDatabase
  File "/usr/share/up2date/rpmdb.py", line 46, in reopen
    key = self.db.firstkey()
AttributeError: firstkey
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-08-20 13:12:54 EDT
fixed for release.

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