Bug 77085 - up2date crashes with python errors
up2date crashes with python errors
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 77017
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2002-10-31 17:28 EST by Wes Barris
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-01 20:29:41 EST
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Description Wes Barris 2002-10-31 17:28:51 EST
Description of Problem:

up2date crashes with python errors at the "Packages Flagged
to be Skipped" section.

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

default 8.0 fresh install, no other updates

How Reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. up2date -> next -> next

Actual Results:
root@cecil# up2date
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/gui.py", line 1066, in onChannelsPageNext
    self.pkgList = self.pList.getPackagesToInstall()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/packageList.py", line 258, in
    result = self.__skipPackages(result)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/packageList.py", line 285, in __skipPackages
    packageList = self.__skipFiles(packageList)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/packageList.py", line 306, in __skipFiles
    ignoreMsgCallback = self.ignoreMsgCallback)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/packageList.py", line 365, in buildHeaderList
    hdr = headerList[pkg]
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/headers.py", line 121, in __getitem__
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/headers.py", line 126, in __retrievePackage
    hdr, sourceType = rpcServer.doCall(rpmSource.psc.headerSource.getHeader, item)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rpcServer.py", line 107, in doCall
    ret = apply(method, args, kwargs)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rpmSource.py", line 239, in getHeader
    header = source.getHeader(pkg, progressCallback = progressCallback)
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/rpmSource.py", line 666, in getHeader
    fd = self.s.getPackageHeader(channel, filename)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/xmlrpclib.py", line 821, in __call__
    return self.__send(self.__name, args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhn/rpclib.py", line 126, in _request
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhn/transports.py", line 141, in request
    return self.parse_response(fd)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhn/transports.py", line 157, in
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/xmlrpclib.py", line 390, in feed
    self._parser.Parse(data, 0)
xml.parsers.expat.ExpatError: not well-formed (invalid token): line 1, column 0
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/gui.py", line 1109, in onSkippedPagePrepare
    maxlength = max(map(lambda x: len(x[0][0]), self.skipPkgList)) * 8
ValueError: min() or max() arg is an empty sequence

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Additional Information:
This bug looks similar to another that has been reported but
with a different set of traceback results.
Comment 1 john.hosage 2002-11-01 20:29:33 EST
I had the same problem last night.  But tonight it worked.  My system was a
fresh install.  I used the GUI up2date interface both times.

My machine is a Pentium Pro 200 with 64MB memory.  Did a text install because
the graphical crashes with only 64MB memory.  Package selection was custom,
selecting individual packages.
Comment 2 will jones 2002-11-04 15:56:07 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 77017 ***

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