Description of problem:
On opening add/remove programs (pirut) or software updater (pup) application
crashes during the "retrieving software information" phase.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Used to work:
Broke after intalling/using:
Used to work fine, now every time.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start application (pirut or pup)
See attached dump file.
Should not generate an excpetion.
The applications worked yesterday with the same kernel but no longer work
after having worked on installing wifi and vpn. wpa_supplicant was installed
previously, but had not been configured, madwifi and vpn are new. Other
internet applications continue to work, so this is not an global network
Any pointers regarding what to test next would be appreciated.
Created attachment 146555 [details]
pirut dump output from exception
This is another dupe of bug 224292
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 224292 ***