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

Jürgen Möllenhoff Juergen.Moellenhoff at tp1.ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Fri Jan 30 17:50:18 UTC 2004


Carwyn Edwards wrote:

> I'm seeing this too:

Me 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).
Yep, it looks like that it has something to do with slow repositories.



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