Bug 67453 - rhn_register crashes, /usr/share/rhn/RHNS-CA-CERT not accessible
rhn_register crashes, /usr/share/rhn/RHNS-CA-CERT not accessible
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhn_register (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-06-25 11:09 EDT by Cipriano Groenendal
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-02 17:32:38 EDT
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Description Cipriano Groenendal 2002-06-25 11:09:44 EDT
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Description of problem:
When running rhn_register for the first time, without up2date-*.rpm installed, 
rhn_register will crash because the file /usr/share/rhn/RHNS-CA-CERT  does not 
The rpm should depend on up2date

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. uninstall up2date
2. install rhn_register
3. run rhn_register
4. press enter when it asks about proxy/network setup

Actual Results:  The program crashed because it couldn't find the file

Additional info:

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/rhn_register", line 183, in ?
  File "/usr/sbin/rhn_register", line 164, in main
  File "/usr/share/rhn/register/tui.py", line 1042, in main
  File "/usr/share/rhn/register/tui.py", line 986, in run
    win = self.windows[index](self.screen, self)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/register/tui.py", line 45, in __init__
    tb = snack.Textbox(size[0]-10, size[1]-14, rhnreg.welcomeText(), 1)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/register/rhnreg.py", line 433, in welcomeText
    return doCall(s.registration.welcome_message)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/register/rhnreg.py", line 153, in doCall
    ret = apply(method, args)
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/xmlrpclib.py", line 689, in __call__
    return self.__send(self.__name, args)
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/xmlrpclib.py", line 746, in __request
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/xmlrpclib.py", line 631, in request
  File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/cgiwrap.py", line 539, in use_CA_chain
    raise IOError, "the CA cert %s was not accessible" % ca_chain
IOError: the CA cert /usr/share/rhn/RHNS-CA-CERT was not accessible
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2002-06-25 11:34:38 EDT
Hmm, that file should probabaly be owned by both packages. Or
both packages should be combined into one.

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