Bug 739910 - gnome-packagekit fails when trying to update - The package id's '' are not valid
Summary: gnome-packagekit fails when trying to update - The package id's '' are not valid
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-packagekit
Version: 16
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: RejectedBlocker RejectedNTH
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-20 11:57 UTC by Elad Alfassa
Modified: 2013-02-14 01:16 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: gnome-packagekit-3.1.92-2.fc16
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-02-14 01:16:18 UTC
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Description Elad Alfassa 2011-09-20 11:57:22 UTC
gnome-packagekit fails when trying to update with a strange error:
The package id's '' are not valid

Richard already debugged and fixed this upstream, and a fixed build should be available in koji soon, but I'm filing this bug anyway, because it has to get into stable, and AFAIK it can't, without a blocker bug. 

Blocks F16 Beta, Criteria (from alpha release criteria):
The installed system must be able to download and install updates with yum and the default graphical package manager in all release-blocking desktops.


Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2011-09-20 12:36:11 UTC
This is fixed in gnome-packagekit-3.1.92-2.fc16

Task info: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3364102



Comment 2 satellitgo 2011-09-20 13:05:34 UTC
I just used Software Update to successfully update an gnome3-shell/ XFCE install (in XFCE.) - 144 updates.
This is an HD install done from a USB dd of f16 RC1 live desktop to a usb HD install done last night.
see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738964#c36

log out/log in works to XFCE but
gnome3-shell still gets Oh no! after updates

#yum update "No Packages marked for Update"

Comment 3 satellitgo 2011-09-20 13:14:36 UTC
gnome3-shell starts after restart (updated kernel) +?

Comment 4 Adam Williamson 2011-09-21 02:10:15 UTC
voting -1 blocker: the broken gnome-packagekit is not in the beta package set, so we don't need to worry about this. the breakage happened in 3.1.90, we have 3.1.3 in beta.

Comment 5 Tim Flink 2011-09-21 18:24:25 UTC
Ah, that would explain why I'm not able to reproduce it.

Also -1 blocker for the same reason. This bug isn't present in beta and therefore it doesn't make sense to pull in the fix for beta.

Comment 6 Adam Williamson 2011-09-22 01:04:57 UTC
Discussed at the 2011-09-21 go/no-go meeting (note: in #fedora-meeting-1),
acting as a blocker review meeting. Agreed this is not blocker or NTH material as the affected gnome-packagekit build is not in the Beta package set.

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