Bug 477018 - An internal system error has occured
An internal system error has occured
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: PackageKit (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-18 12:51 EST by Julian Batliner
Modified: 2009-01-26 20:56 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-12-18 13:11:47 EST
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Description Julian Batliner 2008-12-18 12:51:19 EST
Description of problem:
when searching for picasa in PackageKit, a window pops up:
An internal system error has occured:

Error Type: <type 'exceptions.AttributeError'>
Error Value: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'replace'
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 2280, in <module>
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 2277, in main
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/packagekit/backend.py, line 611, in dispatcher
    self.dispatch_command(args[0], args[1:])
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/packagekit/backend.py, line 479, in dispatch_command
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 1612, in get_details
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 1621, in _show_details_pkg
    desc = desc.replace('\n\n', '

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gpk-application 0.3.12

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. add google repos (http://www.google.com/linuxrepositories/yum.html) 
2. open Add/Remove Software
3. search for picasa
Actual results:
search results are correct

Expected results:
no pop up

Additional info:
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2008-12-18 13:04:11 EST
I can reproduce, investigating now.
Comment 2 Richard Hughes 2008-12-18 13:11:47 EST
Committed in master and stable, they'll be new packages on Monday:

commit d477d595267ca0a70d119381205df83d3adeea61
Author: Richard Hughes <richard@hughsie.com>
Date:   Thu Dec 18 18:10:03 2008 +0000

    yum: don't show an error when we try to get the details of a package that does not have a description field. Fixes RH#477018
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-01-08 12:11:13 EST
PackageKit-0.3.13-1.fc10,gnome-packagekit-0.3.13-1.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2009-01-26 20:56:41 EST
PackageKit-0.3.13-1.fc10, gnome-packagekit-0.3.13-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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