Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 615326
error: not an rpm package
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:15:39 EST
Description of problem:
I get the message: "error: not an rpm package". I have more than 1100 rpms in the cache. Which one is it not happy with? I think the message should at least tell me which package it does not like, or offer to delete and reimport the package if it can do so.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Retrieving http://mirrors1.kernel.org/fedora/releases/11/Everything/x86_64/os/Packages/zlib-1.2.3-22.fc11.x86_64.rpm ...OK
error: not an rpm package
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/livecd-creator", line 140, in <module>
File "/usr/bin/livecd-creator", line 123, in main
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/imgcreate/creator.py", line 666, in install
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/imgcreate/yuminst.py", line 181, in runInstall
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/depsolve.py", line 208, in populateTs
hdr = txmbr.po.returnHeaderFromPackage()
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/packages.py", line 732, in returnHeaderFromPackage
hdr = rpmUtils.miscutils.hdrFromPackage(ts, rpmfile)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rpmUtils/miscutils.py", line 414, in hdrFromPackage
raise rpmUtils.RpmUtilsError, "RPM Error opening Package"
rpmUtils.RpmUtilsError: RPM Error opening Package
Well. This should be reassigned to Yum component.
[autopsy@localhost ~]$ rpm -qf /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rpmUtils/miscutils.py
The error message you are seeing could possibly be due to the package being corrupt. To make hdrFromPackage() more verbose, you want to submit a patch.
414 of /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rpmUtils/miscutils.py
except rpm.error, e:
raise rpmUtils.RpmUtilsError, "RPM Error opening Package %s" %package
Would make your system more verbose. Perhaps you can check that your packages are or are not corrupt.
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