[Yum] yum AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'HTTPSHandler'

James Antill james-yum at and.org
Tue Jan 13 03:36:27 UTC 2009

"Madan Thapa" <madan.feedback at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
> While trying to run you to upgrade anything, I receive the following error,
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/keepalive.py", line 339,
> in ?
>     class HTTPSHandler(KeepAliveHandler, urllib2.HTTPSHandler):
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'HTTPSHandler'
> root at srv [~/yuminstalls/2]#

 This probably means that openssl is broken, or at least the version
(ABI) of openssl that python wants isn't available.
 You need to see what changed in openssl (or less likely python) land,
and undo that.

James Antill -- james at and.org

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