Bug 18722 - 'yum.Errors.RepoError' when Add/Remove Software was launched (No InterNet connection to system)
Summary: 'yum.Errors.RepoError' when Add/Remove Software was launched (No InterNet con...
Alias: None
Product: PackageKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: backend-yum (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Linux (All)
: high major
Assignee: Richard Hughes
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Depends on:
Reported: 2008-11-26 21:12 UTC by Arvind
Modified: 2008-11-27 01:42 UTC (History)
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Description Arvind 2008-11-26 21:12:55 UTC
Following ERROR was displayed when Add/Remove Software was launched in Fedora Core 10 LIVE
(No InterNet connection to system)

Version: gpk-application 0.3.9

Error Type: <class 'yum.Errors.RepoError'>
Error Value: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 2202, in <module>
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 2198, in main
    backend = PackageKitYumBackend('', lock=True)
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 193, in __init__
    if not self.comps.connect():
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumComps.py, line 223, in connect
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumComps.py, line 240, in _make_database_tables
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumComps.py, line 249, in refresh
    cats = self.yumbase.comps.categories
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py, line 608, in <lambda>
    comps = property(fget=lambda self: self._getGroups(),
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py, line 549, in _getGroups
    if not repo.ready():
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py, line 322, in ready
    return self.repoXML is not None
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py, line 1277, in <lambda>
    repoXML = property(fget=lambda self: self._getRepoXML(),
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py, line 1273, in _getRepoXML
    raise Errors.RepoError, msg
Comment 1 Arvind 2008-11-26 22:56:51 UTC
Changed Component to backend-yum
Comment 2 Richard Hughes 2008-11-27 01:42:44 UTC
Fixed in git, many thanks:

commit 5fffe3ec758748cd5bcc79236d9dfe91021972aa
Author: Richard Hughes <richard@hughsie.com>
Date:   Thu Nov 27 09:41:42 2008 +0000

    yum: catch yum.Errors.RepoError when we get the yum comps groups. Fixes fd#18722

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