[CentOS] python-dbus

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 14 07:56:36 UTC 2009


On Monday 13 April 2009 23:43:43 Bob Taylor wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 18:47 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Monday 13 April 2009 18:29:55 Bob Taylor wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 17:55 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > > During startup there is a message about a missing python-dbus. 
> > > > Querying rpm and yum tells me that nothing provides python-dbus and
> > > > no such package exists.  What do I need?
> > >
> > > Hi Ann!
> > >
> > > ann:/etc# yum search dbus-python
>
> [snip]
>
> > > ============================= Matched: dbus-python
> > > =============================
> > > dbus-python.i386 : D-Bus Python Bindings
> > > ann:/etc# rpm -q dbus-python
> > > dbus-python-0.70-7.el5
> > >
> > > Name switch! Confused me also!
> >
> > Now how the blue blazes are we supposed to guess that?  Oops -
> >
> > Package dbus-python-0.70-7.el5.i386 already installed and latest version
> > Nothing to do
>
> Back to the drawing board, I guess. This business of getting a message
> that something is not installed when it *is* should *not* happen. I
> consider this a nasty bug as the error is *meaningless*. The only thing
> that comes to mind at the moment is something is looking
> in /usr/lib/python and not /usr/lib/python2.4.

I've no idea what is looking for it.  I'm inclined to ignore it until it gives 
me a problem I can identify.  The only reason I was trying to fix it was for 
tidyness.

Thanks for trying to help.

Anne
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