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Re: F8 to rawhide upgrade - yum python mismatch - repeatable



On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 00:24 +1100, David Timms wrote:
> Andrew Farris wrote:
> > David Timms wrote:
> >> Next I yum update rpm* yum*, which seemed OK.
> >> After that yum didn't work anymore.
> ...
> 
> > Ok that definitely sounds like an issue that needs looked at deeper.  
> > Upgrading rpm and yum first off should not break yum right away!  Doing 
> > just yum works fine for an updated machine as I showed, but maybe the 
> > base versions of rpm and yum for F8 have issues with that update.
> OK, made that install work again:
> $ rpm -qa yum\* rpm\* python\* sql\*|sort
> python-2.5.1-21.fc9
> python-iniparse-0.2.3-3.fc9
> python-libs-2.5.1-21.fc9
> python-numeric-24.2-6.fc8
> python-setuptools-0.6c7-2.fc8
> python-urlgrabber-3.0.0-3.fc8
> rpm-4.4.2.2-13.fc9
> rpm-libs-4.4.2.2-13.fc9
> rpm-python-4.4.2.2-13.fc9
> rpm -qa|sort
> sqlite-3.5.4-2.fc9
> yum-3.2.8-2.fc8
> yum-metadata-parser-1.1.2-4.fc9
> [davidt localhost ~]$ yum --help
> There was a problem importing one of the Python modules
> required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was:
> 
>     /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/_sqlitecache.so: undefined symbol: 
> g_assertion_message_expr
> 
> Please install a package which provides this module, or
> verify that the module is installed correctly.
> 
> It's possible that the above module doesn't match the
> current version of Python, which is:
> 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Jan 17 2008, 11:02:11)
> [GCC 4.1.2 20071124 (Red Hat 4.1.2-36)]
> 
> If you cannot solve this problem yourself, please go to
> the yum faq at:
>    http://wiki.linux.duke.edu/YumFaq
> 
> $ uname -a
> Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.23.9-85.fc8 #1 SMP Fri Dec 7 15:49:59 
> EST 2007 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
> 
> Is this a "silly" on my part / would a bugzilla be appreciated ?
> 

remove yum-metadata-parser via rpm -e, please

and then try running yum.

if yum works then yum install yum-metadata-parser and tell me if it
still balks.

-sv



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