Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 281761
Pirut via puplet crashes with problems related to resolving dependencies on vlc
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:15 EST
Description of problem:
While performing a routine update of Fedora via the puplet applet and pirut,
the update crashed while trying to resolve dependencies. The text of the error
messages have been attached as requested.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
When using the default applet, puplet and pirut to simply update Fedora 7 the
problem always reproduces itself. I have narrowed the scope of the bug to be
reproducible whenever there is a package in the update set that has some
dependency on the "vlc" package set. Please see the attached error text for
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have some package in the update set as one having a dependency on "vlc"
2. Execute the update either through puplet and pirut or using yum
3. Python will eventually yield the error messages
Please see the attached
Either a successful update or an error report from yum that indicate problems
with Dependency Resolutions.
Please see attachment.
Created attachment 189411 [details]
Bug report as observed from updating with pirut and the puplet applet
The packages that were giving problems were flac and x264.
However, using yum I updated yum-updatesd to the latest version (3.2.4-2.fc7)
and the problem has been resolved. It appears that the problem has more to do
with the way the dependency lists are accessed via the python modules.
I will leave the status alone until someone can reassign it to a more
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 253394 ***