Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 493473
Package Manager generates unhandled exception errors when installing VSFTPD 2.0.5-12
Last modified: 2013-03-12 16:30:21 EDT
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/2009020414 CentOS/3.0.6-1.el5.centos Firefox/3.0.6
Using Package Manager or 'yum' to install the VSFTPD-2.0.5-12.el5.x86_64 results in a generated crash page, detailed crash log attached. Most, if not all of the crash references the file /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py, and ends with TypeError: unsubscriptable object.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start Package Manager
2.Search for or select VSFTPD
3.Select check box, click Apply, click Continue.
4.Observe "Exception Occurred" pop-up when Resolving Dependencies window appears.
Crash dump window
Installation of the package was attempted after update of CentOS 5.2 to 5.3 release. Machine had been rebooted as per request. Further maintenance was attempted with Package Manager to verify utility operation, other packages were handled in routine manner (install and deletion).
Created attachment 337664 [details]
Crash dump captured by Package Manager
What does "yum list yum yum-metadata-parser" say?
Does running "yum clean metadata" fix the problem?
[root@vlc ~]# yum list yum yum-metadata-parser
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
* base: centos.mirror.nac.net
* updates: centos.mirror.nac.net
* addons: centos.mirror.nac.net
* extras: pubmirrors.reflected.net
yum.noarch 3.2.19-18.el5.centos installed
yum-metadata-parser.x86_64 1.1.2-2.el5 installed
Second answer: Yes. Installation was clean, deamon answering normally.
This should have been fixed in RHEL-5 (we now never alter/trust the metadata).