yumex unable to get update

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yumex unable to get update

Postby JJF » Dec 31st, '18, 11:21

Mageia 7 within VirtualBox running in windows 7
I got yumex to run, but now, yumex unable to update. It is looping endlessly with no results

After a very long time, this is the message:

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g-io-error-quark: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.AttributeError: Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/dbus/service.py", line 707, in _message_cb
    retval = candidate_method(self, *args, **keywords)
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnfdaemon/server/__init__.py", line 68, in newFunc
    rc = func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/share/dnfdaemon/dnfdaemon-system", line 175, in ExpireCache
    rc = self.expire_cache()
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnfdaemon/server/__init__.py", line 219, in expire_cache
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnfdaemon/server/backend.py", line 64, in expire_cache
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/conf/config.py", line 208, in __getattr__
    option = getattr(self._config, name)
  File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/libdnf/conf.py", line 1784, in <lambda>
    __getattr__ = lambda self, name: _swig_getattr(self, ConfigRepo, name)
  File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/libdnf/conf.py", line 80, in _swig_getattr
    raise AttributeError("'%s' object has no attribute '%s'" % (class_type.__name__, name))
AttributeError: 'ConfigRepo' object has no attribute '_md_expire_cache'

Please advise
Last edited by isadora on Dec 31st, '18, 13:27, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: yumex unable to get update

Postby doktor5000 » Dec 31st, '18, 16:05

So you think by simply ignoring the dependency errors would magically make it work?

You may want to read up on https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Cauldron#Who ... ldn.27t.3F
If you care about yumex, then report a bug in our bugzilla.

Apart from that, use one of the other package manager frontends.
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Re: yumex unable to get update

Postby JJF » Dec 31st, '18, 18:13

Thanks for your reply.
The fact is that MCC update worked flawlessly.
But I was curious to taste both Mageia 7 (It was announced by this name) and DNF.
If you believe that it is too early for an experienced user to try, I'll drop it and will wait for the official release.
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Re: yumex unable to get update

Postby Bequimao » Dec 31st, '18, 19:44

No, of course not.
I use exclusively dnf since about 2 years. Yumex is not essential. Did not even know that such program exists.
I use for system upgrade # dnf upgrade --refresh or Packagekit, i.e. plasma-pk-updates.

If there are dependency problems, someone should open a bug report. Otherwise the developers would not know.
I did it now: https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24100

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