Bug 740718 - exception occurred when starting update
Summary: exception occurred when starting update
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: pirut
Version: 5.7
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: James Antill
QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-23 05:36 UTC by finishshots
Modified: 2013-01-10 10:55 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-09-26 20:01:01 UTC

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2011-09-23 05:36 UTC, finishshots
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Description finishshots 2011-09-23 05:36:56 UTC
Created attachment 524539 [details]
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Description of problem:
Everytime I try to check for updates, I receive a Exception Occurred popup asking to file a report against pirut.  Have not been able to download or install any updates since August 23.  Redhat support will not help.

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

How reproducible:
Start Software Updater or
type yum update in terminal window

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Software updater
Actual results:
Exception occurred error.
Summary: TB38ebe1be yumRepo.py:986:_getFileRepoXML:TypeError: _getFile() got an unexpected keyword argument 'size'

Expected results:
list of updates to install

Additional info:

Comment 1 James Antill 2011-09-26 20:01:01 UTC
 You have a newer version of yum than we ship in RHEL-5, if you get a newer version of yum-rhn-plugin it will work fine (or patch it by hand to add the size argument to it's _getFile ... and then just ignore it).

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