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Bug 444022 - yum traceback when trying to install a non-existent group
yum traceback when trying to install a non-existent group
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Seth Vidal
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-24 12:34 EDT by Jakub Hrozek
Modified: 2014-01-21 18:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-24 13:59:51 EDT
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Description Jakub Hrozek 2008-04-24 12:34:36 EDT
Description of problem:
I mistyped a name of group I wanted to install and yum ended with a traceback:

# yum groupinstall "K Desktop Environment"
fedora                                                   | 2.4 kB     00:00
primary.sqlite.bz2                                       | 6.1 MB     00:04
updates                                                  | 2.4 kB     00:00
primary.sqlite.bz2                                       | 6.1 MB     00:04
Setting up Group Process
comps.xml.gz                                             | 300 kB     00:00
comps.xml.gz                                             | 300 kB     00:00
comps.xml.gz                                             | 300 kB     00:00
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in <module>
    yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 241, in user_main
    errcode = main(args)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 116, in main
    result, resultmsgs = base.doCommands()
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 311, in doCommands
    return self.yum_cli_commands[self.basecmd].doCommand(self, self.basecmd, 
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 327, in doCommand
    return base.installGroups(extcmds)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 859, in installGroups
    self.logger.error(_('Warning: Group %s does not exist.'), group_strng)

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum groupinstall a non-existent group
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Expected results:
Something like in Fedora 8: Warning: Group K Desktop Environment does not 

Additional info:
Comment 1 James Antill 2008-04-24 14:00:27 EDT
 Problem was/is "group_strng" should be "group_string"

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