Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 252177
exception for pirut when updating software
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:59:02 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
When automatically update the software.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Just use startx to start the X environment, then it will reminds you have
some updates, after you input your superuser password, the exception will come out.
The program crash, and I've attached the dump file.
Created attachment 161272 [details]
crash dump generated
What versions of yum and pirut do you have installed?
(In reply to comment #2)
> What versions of yum and pirut do you have installed?
The version of yum is 3.2.1, the version of pirut is 1.3.9.
After several times of trying, pirut successfully updated the software this
morning. I don't know whether this problem will still appear in the future.
The exception was in the handling of a broken comps file. yum should probably
not be raising an exception here but instead treating it like a repo without a
I have just a moment. I saw this, or something very similar. I'm a newbie &
don't understand your comment about comps (above). After reading this, I took a
closer look at the error message. It looked like pirut was failing because of
some problem with kdesdk. I uninstalled kdesdk, then the updater ran without
failure. I then reinstalled kdesdk. It installed properly, and a subsequent
update indicated that everything was up to date and ok. I hope this information
is helpful to someone. Thanks much for your efforts to help out the community.
This is all straight in 3.2.4 and above.