Bug 18892 - Error in YUM when installing 64bit VMWare Server on Fedora Core 9 64bit
Summary: Error in YUM when installing 64bit VMWare Server on Fedora Core 9 64bit
Alias: None
Product: PackageKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: backend-yum (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium major
Assignee: Richard Hughes
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Reported: 2008-12-04 14:04 UTC by Chris
Modified: 2011-03-11 13:58 UTC (History)
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Description Chris 2008-12-04 14:04:36 UTC
I received the following error trying to install VMWare Server on Fedora 9 64bit using the file "VMware-server-2.0.0-122956.x86_64.rpm" downloaded from VMWare.

Error Type: <type 'exceptions.AttributeError'>
Error Value: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'getProvides'
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/install-files.py , line 20, in <module>
    backend.install_files(trusted, files_to_inst)
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py , line 1033, in install_files
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py , line 1121, in _runYumTransaction
    rc,msgs =  self.yumbase.buildTransaction()
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py , line 641, in buildTransaction
    (rescode, restring) = self.resolveDeps()
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/depsolve.py , line 688, in resolveDeps
    CheckDeps, checkinstalls, checkremoves, missing = self._resolveRequires(errors)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/depsolve.py , line 771, in _resolveRequires
    thisneeds = self._checkInstall(txmbr)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/depsolve.py , line 843, in _checkInstall
    provs = self.tsInfo.getProvides(*req)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/transactioninfo.py , line 431, in getProvides
    result = self.getOldProvides(name, flag, version)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/transactioninfo.py , line 424, in getOldProvides
    for pkg, hits in self.rpmdb.getProvides(name, flag, version).iteritems():
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2008-12-05 02:08:43 UTC
Does this happen on the Fedora 10 Live CD? That version of PackageKit looks very old.
Comment 2 Jean-François Fortin Tam 2011-03-11 13:58:27 UTC
Closing this bug report as no further information has been provided after more than 6 weeks. Please feel free to reopen this bug if you can provide the information asked for. Thanks!

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