Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 166868
fatal python error when using unauthenticated http proxy to install package
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:08 EST
Description of problem:
This bug was spawned from 157070. See Comment #26 of that bug for more information.
When yum repo and unauthenticated http proxy port is used to install a package
(e.g. rhn-apache), a fatal python error occurs.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. register a RHEL 3 U5 system to webqa through unauthenticated http proxy via
the following command:
rhnreg_ks --username=<USERNAME> --password=<PASSWORD>
2. make sure the latest up2date is installed (up2date-4.4.4x-3)
3. schedule a package install (e.g. rhn-apache) via the web UI.
4. run rhn_check -vvv
Fatal python error. See attached traceback.
No fatal python error. Yum is accessed as expected and unauthenticated proxy
Created attachment 118165 [details]
fatal python error traceback
whoops, I forgot step 2.5 in Steps To Reproduce:
2.5. Add the following lines to the sources file:
yum playpen-4AS http://dept.rhndev.redhat.com/yum/playpen-4AS
yum support-4AS http://dept.rhndev.redhat.com/yum/support-4AS
yum playpen-3AS http://dept.rhndev.redhat.com/yum/playpen-3AS
yum support-3AS http://dept.rhndev.redhat.com/yum/support-3AS
yum playpen-java-3AS http://dept.rhndev.redhat.com/yum/playpen-java-3AS
fix in 4.4.44
ACKing for RHEL 3 U6 and adding to RHEL3U6CanFix.
Bug 1666879 has been cloned from this bug for RHEL 4 U2, has been ACK'd and
added to RHEL4U2CanFix.
verified using up2date-4.4.44-3
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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