[Yum] yum on Mandrake 10.0

Neville Chandler n.chandler at acm.org
Mon May 24 05:20:57 UTC 2004


I have the same problem with yum on Mandrake 10.0.   Is there
a fix?

Thanks.

>On Sun, Apr 18, 2004 at 11:51:33PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
>>/ On Thu, 2004-04-15 at 10:35 -0600, Charles Curley wrote:
>/>/ 
>/>/ > I'd like to install yum on Mandrake 10.0. Given that Mandrake 10.0 has
>/>/ > rpm-4.2.2-7mdk, I figured yum-2.0.6-1 was in order. I get:
>/>/ > 
>/>/ > [root at taltos <https://lists.dulug.duke.edu/mailman/listinfo/yum> root]# yum -C list
>/>/ > Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
>/>/ > Server: Mandrake 10.0 - i386 - Base
>/>/ > Traceback (most recent call last):
>/>/ >   File "/usr/bin/yum", line 30, in ?
>/>/ >     yummain.main(sys.argv[1:])
>/>/ >   File "/usr/share/yum/yummain.py", line 237, in main
>/>/ >     clientStuff.rpmdbNevralLoad(rpmDBInfo)
>/>/ >   File "/usr/share/yum/clientStuff.py", line 164, in rpmdbNevralLoad
>/>/ >     if not rpmdbdict.has_key((name, arch)):
>/>/ > TypeError: list objects are unhashable
>/>/ 
>/>/ is the mdk python patched in some odd way?
>/>/ 
>/>/ it's saying rpmdbdict is a list - which is, umm, very unlikely.
>/
>  
>

>>/ Seth, is it possible that name or arch is a list here?  That would do
>/>/ it.
>/>/ 
>/
>damn it - I think I know what this is - it's a new rpm-broken-ism.
>
>all items are being returned as lists, even if they will only ever be
>one-item lists.
>
>the reason I've not seen it yet is b/c it's been corrected in rpm in
>fedora core.
>
>it's not hard to correct, but really irritating.
>
>-sv
>

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