Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 817491
Command 'yum provides ""' generates traceback
Last modified: 2014-01-21 01:25:04 EST
Description of problem:
Command yum provides "" generates traceback.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum provides ""
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in <module>
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 276, in user_main
errcode = main(args)
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 129, in main
result, resultmsgs = base.doCommands()
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 438, in doCommands
return self.yum_cli_commands[self.basecmd].doCommand(self, self.basecmd, self.extcmds)
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yumcommands.py", line 616, in doCommand
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 1122, in provides
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 2643, in searchPackageProvides
isglob, canBeFile = _arg_data(arg)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 2630, in _arg_data
if arg != '/':
IndexError: string index out of range
Fix upstream, simple couple of lines.
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
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