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Once of my collegue messed up with Python completely and now its effecting all of the applications dependent on it. I tried to re-install the 2.7 version of Python but still applications like Yum, GDB are not working.
# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat 6.2
#python -V Python 2.7.6
# which python /usr/local/bin/python
When I do '# yum clean all', I get :-
Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix>
Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix>
Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to <prefix>[:<exec_prefix>]
'import site' failed; use -v for traceback There was a problem importing one of the Python modules
required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was:
No module named yum
Please install a package which provides this module, or
verify that the module is installed correctly.
It's possible that the above module doesn't match the
current version of Python, which is:
2.6.9 (unknown, Feb 13 2014, 12:11:39)
[GCC 4.4.6 20110731 (Red Hat 4.4.6-3)]
I am not sure why is it saying the current version of Python as 2.6.9.