[Yum] ValueError: unpack list of wrong size - Is this a bug?

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Jan 30 18:02:05 UTC 2004

> I'm seeing this too:
> bash$ yum install tomcat5
> 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 ?
>     yummain.main(sys.argv[1:])
>   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
> Just ran the same command again and it's working fine. Seems to happen 
> on slow repository servers. Can't seem to find any bugzilla bugs about 
> this atm (point me at them if there are).

This error has been responded to no fewer than 3 times. Check the
archives it's also in bugzilla

It's fixed in cvs.


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