Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 253498
yum-updatesd crashes when processing alerted updates
Last modified: 2008-01-28 22:42:54 EST
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Description of problem:
1) Alert that XX packages are updated
2) Click on "View Updates"
3) Select all, resolves dependencies : CRASH
Previously no problems.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
yum-updatesd-3.2.2-1.fc7 on kernel-220.127.116.11-41.fc7
Steps to Reproduce:
1. See above
The update process should have started and dependencies resolved.
Dump from exception report attached.
Created attachment 161860 [details]
Details of the Exception log
Yum at the command line works fine. Found references to a similar bug in FC6,
which was apparently fixed, yet my problem looks suspiciously similar.
I've found that this is package specific- some packages cause the exception
(which occurs during "Resolving Dependencies" so it seems to be packaging issue
rather than a update daemon related one.
The ones I had to de-select to get the update to work were:
However, the "bug" is still serious since the packages affected are on the main
Thank you for the report. However this has been reported to the incorrect
component. Reassigning from "up2date" to "pirut". Feel free to report any
further bugs you find to our bug tracking system.
This should be fixed with the current version of yum available in the updates repo