[Yum] Unhelpful error message.
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Jan 20 02:27:56 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-01-19 at 19:37, Eli wrote:
> I've seen this a few times...
> # yum update
> Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
> Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/usr/bin/yum", line 60, in ?
> File "yummain.py", line 188, in main
> File "clientStuff.py", line 766, in get_package_info_from_servers
> File "clientStuff.py", line 103, in HeaderInfoNevralLoad
> ValueError: unpack list of wrong size
> I think it needs a try: except: block with a nice helpful message. :)
> # rpm -q yum
> Fedora Core 1
it's fixed in the daily releases.
all it means is the server returned a garbage header.info file.
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