Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 274291
pirut wont run
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:14 EST
since update of august 31 software updater wont run add/remove software wont
run . I can still update with yum update from console .
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
steps to Reproduce:
1.attempt to start pirut from icon or from menu or from console
[ron@localhost ~]$ pirut
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 38, in <module>
from pirut import *
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/__init__.py", line 40, in
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/RepoSelector.py", line 30, in
ImportError: No module named iniparse
resolved by installing python-iniparse , it must not have been pulled in by the
dependencies during the update.
It should be required. How did you install the pirut update?
pirut update was installed by pup during a regular install of updates. I
installed python_iniparse with yum
Both yum and pirut should now be requiring python-iniparse, so I'm not sure how
you wouldn't get it pulled in.... there have been a few quirks with depsolving
in pre-3.2.4 yum, though, so I'm going to bet you just happened to hit one of
I think you are probably correct . everything is ok now , I just let the updater
install the updates as they come in and python-iniparse must have fallen
through the cracks. as you can see from the error message it wasn't there after
the update but it was installable with yum install ... .