Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439207
Software Updater Exception
Last modified: 2008-05-02 23:33:16 EDT
Description of problem: Software Updater Exception
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: Start Software Updater
Steps to Reproduce:
Component: Software Updater
Summary: TBfa533769 config.py:75:__set__:ValueError: Error parsing '4': invalid
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/pup", line 659, in ?
File "/usr/sbin/pup", line 652, in main
pup = PackageUpdater()
File "/usr/sbin/pup", line 90, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/pirut/__init__.py", line 124, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 132, in
self.conf = config.readMainConfig(startupconf)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 602, in readMainConfig
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 371, in populate
setattr(self, name, value)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 75, in __set__
raise ValueError('Error parsing %r: %s' % (value, str(e)))
ValueError: Error parsing '4': invalid boolean value
Local variables in innermost frame:
exactarchlist: ['kernel', 'kernel-smp', 'glibc', 'kernel-hugemem',
'kernel-enterprise', 'kernel-bigmem', 'kernel-devel']
group_package_types: ['mandatory', 'default']
installonlypkgs: ['kernel', 'kernel-bigmem', 'kernel-enterprise', 'kernel-smp',
'kernel-modules', 'kernel-debug', 'kernel-unsupported', 'kernel-source',
kernelpkgnames: ['kernel', 'kernel-smp', 'kernel-enterprise', 'kernel-bigmem',
reposdir: ['/etc/yum/repos.d', '/etc/yum.repos.d']
self: <yum.config.BoolOption object at 0x885ef6c>
e: invalid boolean value
Which version of pup are you using? (rpm -q pup)
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