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Bug 236653 - Software Installer fails on "point and click" pkg install
Software Installer fails on "point and click" pkg install
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 236142
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2007-04-16 19:13 EDT by dean owensby
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-24 18:03:13 EDT
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Description dean owensby 2007-04-16 19:13:22 EDT
Description of problem:
Software Installer fails to install packages in gui mode, after rpm file icon is
clicked over with mouse. bugzilla output is the result.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
unknown: FC7 test 3 from live-cd; built to gaming/multimedia platform with devel

How reproducible:
Click #1 mouse-button when cursor is over file icon (in this test-case, rpm for
freshrpms' mplayer pkg). does the same for any rpms downloaded with the
package-installer prompt selected, as well, under firefox, or seamonkey

Steps to Reproduce:
2.or select default Package Installer on prompt during download
Actual results:buzilla crash output similar to below

Expected results:normal rpm check, dep/conflict check, trans check,
install/update, cleanup.

Additional info:
Component: Software Installer
Summary: TBfb3b95f0
system-install-packages:126:_populateLocalPackages:NameError: global name 'rpm'
is not defined

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 346, in <module>
  File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 342, in main
  File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 332, in run
  File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 94, in doRefresh
  File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 275, in populatePackages
  File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 126, in _populateLocalPackages
    if po.hdr[rpm.RPMTAG_SOURCEPACKAGE] == 1: # ugh.
NameError: global name 'rpm' is not defined

Local variables in innermost frame:
installs: []
self: <__main__.SinglePackageInstaller object at 0x87af20c>
pkgs: ['/home/lib/mplayer/mplayer-1.0-0.34.rc1try2.fc6.i386.rpm']
pkg: /home/lib/mplayer/mplayer-1.0-0.34.rc1try2.fc6.i386.rpm
po: mplayer - 1.0-0.34.rc1try2.fc6.i386
updates: []
Comment 1 Jens Knutson 2007-04-19 03:12:57 EDT
I get the very same results trying to install different packages.

(Also, should severity really be "low" for something this visible?)
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2007-04-24 18:03:13 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 236142 ***

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