Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 564509
yum displays error messages with missing text: PYCURL ERROR n - ""
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:13:57 EST
Description of problem:
yum in Rawhide displays empty error messages, such as:
<URL>: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 6 - ""
(Also magic code 7 has been seen -- it seems to indicate a
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always (when there is an error to display).
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum clean all
2. export http_proxy=http://nosuchserver.example.com:3128/
3. yum update
http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/12/Everything/x86_64/os/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 5 - ""
Some sort of explanation, eg. "Proxy error", for errno 14 & pycurl code 5.
Sorry, yum version is missing there. It is:
I'll reassign this to ulgrabber - but right now pycurl offers no way to translate those error numbers to error codes.
so it needs to get fixed there.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 13 development cycle.
Changing version to '13'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
I got the same problem on RHEL6 and solved it.
Check DNS configuration. I had no entry in /etc/resolv.conf.