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Bug 230966 - failure to open software
Summary: failure to open software
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 230965
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ac-archive
Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jens Petersen
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-05 04:21 UTC by roger benham
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-05 04:39:08 UTC

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Description roger benham 2007-03-05 04:21:40 UTC
Description of problem:

Component: Software Manager
Summary: TB6b5e0e87 rpmdb open failed

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 453, in ?
  File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 446, in main
    pm = PackageManager(options.config)
  File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 60, in __init__
    GraphicalYumBase.__init__(self, False, config)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/pirut/", line 124, in 
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 125, in 
    self.conf = config.readMainConfig(startupconf)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 598, in 
    yumvars['releasever'] = _getsysver(startupconf.installroot, 
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 661, in 
    idx = ts.dbMatch('provides', distroverpkg)
TypeError: rpmdb open failed

Local variables in innermost frame:
installroot: /
ts: <rpmUtils.transaction.TransactionWrapper instance at 0x8a91d2c>
distroverpkg: redhat-release

Comment 1 roger benham 2007-03-05 04:25:21 UTC
I do not seem able to open the software installer.
Further, every time that I download software, I cannot install it. How do I 
access my downloads to send you a report?
Roger (very much not a geek).

Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2007-03-05 04:39:08 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 230965 ***

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