Bug 167338 - yum install python-util breaks yum, system-config-*, up2date etc...
yum install python-util breaks yum, system-config-*, up2date etc...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2005-09-01 14:33 EDT by b
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:52 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-26 16:19:30 EDT
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2005-09-02 10:03 EDT, b
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Description b 2005-09-01 14:33:12 EDT
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Description of problem:
[root@rcc-dhcp-249-13 ~]# yum 
The yum libraries do not seem to be availableon your system for this version 
of python  2.4.1 (#1, Aug 25 2005, 13:53:31) 
[GCC 4.0.0 20050519 (Red Hat 4.0.0-8)] 
Please make sure the package you used to installyum was built for your install 
of python. 
after yum-ing sys.path shows /usr/local/lib* instead of /usr/lib64/*  

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

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Expected Results:  yum should not break itself. Pretty much crippled the machine, since most of 
FC4 config stuf relies on python 

Additional info:
Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2005-09-01 22:43:44 EDT
what did you actually yum install here?

can you run: rpm -qa --last | head -10 

and return the output?

Comment 2 b 2005-09-02 10:03:20 EDT
Created attachment 118392 [details]
rpm -qa --last
Comment 3 b 2005-09-02 10:04:46 EDT
After frsh install of fc4 I, yum install python-util. I also, yum install  
python-devel. prior to that a coleague had run yum up2date. In the process of  
one of those python seems to have reinstalled itself into /usr/local/lib,  
because it was initially in /usr/lib64. Since then I have tried to roll the  
python install back using the FC4 cds. I basically used rpm to install  
anything with *python* in the package name, with the replacepckgs opt. yum  
still will not work, and I found that I get the following error, when running  
yum and up2date:  
ImportError: /usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/rhpl/iconv.so: undefined  
symbol: PyUnicodeUCS4_AsUTF8String  
I want to reinstall python, to its fresh FC4 state. but how to accomplish  
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2005-09-21 15:36:48 EDT
Where is python-util from?  This looks like a python package was installed that
isn't built with the same settings that we use.
Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2006-04-26 16:19:30 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have any further information to
add to this report.

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