Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 584909
Software Add / Remove option errors out
Last modified: 2010-06-17 17:27:39 EDT
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py", line 821, in get_categories
cats = self.yumbase.comps.categories
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 755, in <lambda>
comps = property(fget=lambda self: self._getGroups(),
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 712, in _getGroups
raise Errors.GroupsError, _('No Groups Available in any repository')
GroupsError: No Groups Available in any repository
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Looks like a couple different issues going on.
First, there's a bug in either yum or PackageKit, depending on how you look at it. The lack of comps data should not cause a traceback in PackageKit. So, either yum shouldn't throw the error or PackageKit should catch it.
Second, there _is_ comps data in the Beta 1 repos, so I don't know why yum isn't finding them here. What's the output of "yum repolist"?
Unfortunately, I no longer have the RHEL 6 BETA available on my m/c. Had to revert back to RHEL 5.5. The reported error popped up in a dialog when Add / Remove Software menu option is clicked. It does not prevent us from viewing other packages available. So some listing does occur. But yum update or yum install failed consistently to fetch any item from ftp site. This install was for 64 bit version of RHEL 6 developer workstation done using the dvd iso image.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 582950 ***