Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 427524
pirut crashes (maximum recursion depth exceeded)
Last modified: 2008-05-28 15:27:43 EDT
Description of problem:
Pirut crashes trying to install any rpm with the following message:
Summary: TB3242b26e repos.py:278:getAttribute:RuntimeError: maximum recursion
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[max@k-pax tmp]$ rpm -qa | egrep "yum|pirut"
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install yum repos and plugins as described at
2. download any rpm using firefox
3. click "open" in the download window and enter root password
4. "Installing packages" pirut window appears
"exception occurred" dialog pops up
pirut installs the rpm
Created attachment 290843 [details]
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 375221 ***
The problem still does persist with pirut-1.3.28-1.fc8.
Bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=375221 is marked as resolved. I
could not reopen it; doing so to this one.
Can you attach the exact traceback you're getting now?
The attachment in comment #1 is the exact stack trace with pirut-1.3.28-1.fc8
I can provide ssh access to my machine, so that the crash can be debugged.
Created attachment 294518 [details]
I can approve bug. x86_64 , the same steps. crash log in attachment.
This was a bug in the yum-priorities plugin which is fixed in the current package.