ROGER.K.WELLS at saic.com
Tue Apr 14 13:30:07 UTC 2009
Anne Wilson wrote:
> 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
>>>> ============================= Matched: dbus-python
>>>> dbus-python.i386 : D-Bus Python Bindings
>>>> ann:/etc# rpm -q dbus-python
>>>> 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
hplip claims to need it:
[roger at rwells-rh ~]$ sudo hp-check
warning: python-dbus not installed.
HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.9.2)
Dependency/Version Check Utility ver. 14.1
and even though it is installed:
[roger at rwells-rh ~]$ sudo yum install dbus-python
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Package dbus-python-0.70-7.el5.i386 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do
hplip won't run because it thinks it isn't
recall our thread on this a while back.
Sorry to beat a dead horse.
> Thanks for trying to help.
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