Bug 456062 - AssertionError with package-cleanup --leaves
AssertionError with package-cleanup --leaves
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum-utils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Seth Vidal
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Reported: 2008-07-21 06:33 EDT by John Smith
Modified: 2008-09-10 03:05 EDT (History)
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Description John Smith 2008-07-21 06:33:56 EDT
Description of problem:
the command "package-cleanup --leaves" fails with AssertionError

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
yum-utils-1.1.14-4.fc8

How reproducible:
always reproducible on my system

Steps to Reproduce:
type: package-cleanup --leaves --exclude-devel
(also fails without --exclude-devel)
  
Actual results:
Setting up yum
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/package-cleanup", line 449, in <module>
    main()
  File "/usr/bin/package-cleanup", line 422, in main
    opts.exclude_devel, opts.exclude_bin)
  File "/usr/bin/package-cleanup", line 235, in listLeaves
    exclude_bin):
  File "/usr/bin/package-cleanup", line 214, in _shouldShowLeaf
    assert len(pos) == 1
AssertionError

Additional info:
"package-cleanup --problems" works fine and says "No problems found".
I have also tried "yum clean all" before running package-cleanup.
Comment 1 seth vidal 2008-07-21 08:54:52 EDT
what version of yum are you using here?
Comment 2 John Smith 2008-07-21 09:04:13 EDT
using yum-3.2.8-2.fc8
Comment 3 John Smith 2008-07-21 17:00:44 EDT
I just realized package-cleanup is python.  After adding a suitable print
command, I found that "package-cleanup --leaves" fails when it encounters
gpg-pubkey.  More precisely, at the point where it fails, the variable pkg
contains:

pkg[0]: gpg-pubkey
pkg[1]: None
pkg[2]: 0
pkg[3]: a109b1ec
pkg[4]: 3f6e28d5

Just in case this might help.
Comment 4 seth vidal 2008-07-21 17:05:21 EDT
Yes, this does help. In later versions of yum we've excluded those packages from
look ups like this. I can make sure that package-cleanup steps around this in
the meantime and if/when we release an update for yum for F8 it will be fixed
there, too.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-08-07 10:00:07 EDT
yum-utils-1.1.15-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-08-07 10:05:52 EDT
yum-utils-1.1.15-1.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-09-10 02:47:29 EDT
yum-utils-1.1.15-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-09-10 03:05:04 EDT
yum-utils-1.1.15-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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