Bug 230966 - failure to open software
failure to open software
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 230965
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ac-archive (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jens Petersen
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Reported: 2007-03-04 23:21 EST by roger benham
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-04 23:39:08 EST
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Description roger benham 2007-03-04 23:21:40 EST
Description of problem:

Component: Software Manager
Summary: TB6b5e0e87 config.py:661:_getsysver:TypeError: rpmdb open failed

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 453, in ?
    main()
  File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 446, in main
    pm = PackageManager(options.config)
  File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 60, in __init__
    GraphicalYumBase.__init__(self, False, config)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/pirut/__init__.py", line 124, in 
__init__
    plugin_types=(yum.plugins.TYPE_CORE,))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 125, in 
doConfigSetup
    self.conf = config.readMainConfig(startupconf)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 598, in 
readMainConfig
    yumvars['releasever'] = _getsysver(startupconf.installroot, 
startupconf.distroverpkg)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 661, in 
_getsysver
    idx = ts.dbMatch('provides', distroverpkg)
TypeError: rpmdb open failed

Local variables in innermost frame:
installroot: /
ts: <rpmUtils.transaction.TransactionWrapper instance at 0x8a91d2c>
distroverpkg: redhat-release
Comment 1 roger benham 2007-03-04 23:25:21 EST
I do not seem able to open the software installer.
Further, every time that I download software, I cannot install it. How do I 
access my downloads to send you a report?
Thanks,
Roger (very much not a geek).
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2007-03-04 23:39:08 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 230965 ***

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