Bug 204960 - After recent yum update, yum is broken, says something about comparePoEVR
After recent yum update, yum is broken, says something about comparePoEVR
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2006-09-01 14:58 EDT by Rob Wilkens
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:55 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-01 16:43:44 EDT
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Description Rob Wilkens 2006-09-01 14:58:59 EDT
Description of problem:

After a recent yum update, anytihng i do with yum looks something like this:

# yum update
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 85, in main
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 183, in getOptionsConfig
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 123, in
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 227, in
    plugin_types, confpath)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/plugins.py", line 128, in __init__
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/plugins.py", line 169, in
    self._loadplugin(modulefile, types)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/plugins.py", line 185, in _loadplugin
    module = imp.load_module(modname, fp, pathname, description)
  File "/usr/lib/yum-plugins/installonlyn.py", line 23, in ?
    from yum.packages import YumInstalledPackage, comparePoEVR
ImportError: cannot import name comparePoEVR

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Fedora Core 6 test 2, I don't know how to get version of yum, "yum --version"
gives a similar error.

How reproducible:

Every time.  At least until I get tired of it and reinstall.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run "yum <command>", such as "yum update" or "yum --version"
2. Watch the stack trace
3. Cry
Actual results:
Loss of hair

Expected results:
Beautifying of computer

Additional info:
Well, Initial install of Fedora Core 6 test 2 resulted in Video being all whacky
(defined as : boot screen image was wayyyy too compressed for this
non-widescreen monitor, then X-Windows at the right resoltion (manually set) had
a black square on the top left, so I did a yum update, and that was fixed.  Only
thing: Now yum is broken.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2006-09-01 16:43:44 EDT
Fixed in 2.9.5-4. You can fix it by turning off  plugins in /etc/yum.conf and

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