Bug 740718 - exception occurred when starting update
exception occurred when starting update
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: pirut (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity urgent
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Assigned To: James Antill
BaseOS QE Security Team
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Reported: 2011-09-23 01:36 EDT by finishshots
Modified: 2013-01-10 05:55 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-09-26 16:01:01 EDT
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2011-09-23 01:36 EDT, finishshots
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Description finishshots 2011-09-23 01:36:56 EDT
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.

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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 16:01:01 EDT
 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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