[CentOS] error from yum from 5.3

Jerry Geis geisj at pagestation.com
Sun Apr 5 22:01:18 UTC 2009


I am getting the the following error on 5.3 x86_64

 yum provides "*/identify"

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirror.steadfast.net
 * updates: ftp.lug.udel.edu
 * addons: centos.cs.wisc.edu
 * extras: centos.cs.wisc.edu
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
    yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 229, in user_main
    errcode = main(args)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 104, in main
    result, resultmsgs = base.doCommands()
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 343, in doCommands
    return self.yum_cli_commands[self.basecmd].doCommand(self, 
self.basecmd, self.extcmds)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yumcommands.py", line 511, in doCommand
    return base.provides(extcmds)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 737, in provides
    callback_has_matchfor=True)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 1685, in 
searchPackageProvides
    where = self.pkgSack.searchAll(arg, False)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/packageSack.py", line 420, 
in searchAll
    return self._computeAggregateListResult("searchAll", arg, query_type)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/packageSack.py", line 455, 
in _computeAggregateListResult
    sackResult = apply(method, args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 459, 
in searchAll
    return self.searchPrco(name, 'provides')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 43, in 
newFunc
    return func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 931, 
in searchPrco
    results.extend(self.searchFiles(name))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 43, in 
newFunc
    return func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 586, 
in searchFiles
    self._sql_pkgKey2po(rep, cur, pkgs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 470, 
in _sql_pkgKey2po
    pkg = self._packageByKey(repo, ob['pkgKey'])
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 413, 
in _packageByKey
    po = self.pc(repo, cur.fetchone())
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 68, in 
__init__
    self._read_db_obj(db_obj)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/sqlitesack.py", line 94, in 
_read_db_obj
    setattr(self, item, _share_data(db_obj[item]))
TypeError: unsubscriptable object

Any ideas?

jerry


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