Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 10-01-2008, 04:17 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2008
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Problems with yum

I have got a solution Thanks...

[root@helpdesk yum.repos.d]# yum update

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 105, in main
result, resultmsgs = base.doCommands()
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 289, in doCommands
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 85, in _getTs
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 91, in _getTsInfo
self._tsInfo.setDatabases(self.rpmdb, self.pkgSack)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 537, in <lambda>
pkgSack = property(fget=lambda self: self._getSacks(),
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 392, in _getSacks
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 242, in populateSack
sack.populate(repo, mdtype, callback, cacheonly)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 143, in populate
if self._check_db_version(repo, mydbtype):
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 200, in _check_db_version
if repo.repoXML.repoData.has_key(mdtype):
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 781, in <lambda>
repoXML = property(fget=lambda self: self._getRepoXML(),
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 773, in _getRepoXML
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 756, in _loadRepoXML
cache=self.http_caching == 'all')
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 624, in _getFile
result = self.grab.urlgrab(relative, local,
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 449, in <lambda>
grab = property(lambda self: self._getgrab())
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 444, in _getgrab
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 433, in _setupGrab
self._grab = mgclass(self._grabfunc, self.urls,
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 528, in <lambda>
urls = property(fget=lambda self: self._geturls(),
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 525, in _geturls
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 490, in _baseurlSetup
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 940, in _getMirrorList
fo = urlgrabber.grabber.urlopen(url, proxies=self.proxy_dict)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/", line 605, in urlopen
return default_grabber.urlopen(url, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/", line 884, in urlopen
return self._retry(opts, retryfunc, url)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/", line 845, in _retry
r = apply(func, (opts,) + args, {})
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/", line 883, in retryfunc
return URLGrabberFileObject(url, filename=None, opts=opts)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/", line 1001, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/", line 1072, in _do_open
fo, hdr = self._make_request(req, opener)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/", line 1172, in _make_request
fo =
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 358, in open
response = self._open(req, data)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 376, in _open
'_open', req)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 337, in _call_chain
result = func(*args)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 573, in <lambda>
lambda r, proxy=url, type=type, meth=self.proxy_open: \
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 580, in proxy_open
if '@' in host:
TypeError: iterable argument required

Help Me on this ....

Thanks and Regards

Last edited by rajasekarsukumar; 11-04-2008 at 06:30 AM. Reason: i have got solution.
Old 10-01-2008, 04:22 AM   #2
Registered: Sep 2008
Posts: 43

Rep: Reputation: 15
I can't understand what your problem? please talk more...

Linux Archive

Last edited by linuxman8786; 10-12-2008 at 02:37 AM.
Old 10-01-2008, 07:26 AM   #3
LQ 5k Club
Registered: Jan 2006
Location: Oldham, Lancs, England
Distribution: Slackware & Slackware64 14.1
Posts: 7,453
Blog Entries: 55

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Only use titles like "Help Me !!!!!!" if your life's in danger.
Old 10-08-2008, 10:58 AM   #4
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2008
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Regarding yum error

Originally Posted by linuxman8786 View Post
I can't understand what your problem? please talk more...
Thanks for the reply...

i have set proxy in yum.conf file then its working..

thanks a lot for the reply..

Thanks And Regards
Old 10-15-2008, 03:45 AM   #5
LQ Guru
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 74
Moved: This thread is more suitable in Linux Software and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.


update, yum

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
yum problems kypbre Linux - Software 2 07-30-2007 03:42 AM
some problems with yum z.z! Fedora 3 07-14-2006 06:42 PM
problems with yum realcr Linux - Software 3 09-01-2005 04:31 PM
more yum problems canyon289 Linux - Software 1 11-13-2004 02:59 PM
Problems with yum Dreamcatcher Linux - Software 6 10-18-2004 07:00 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:59 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration