[maemo-developers] Xephyr dependencies stop progress...

From: Paul F. Sehorne paul at sehorne.org
Date: Wed Mar 21 23:17:47 EET 2007
Paul (Klapperich)
Sorry for the confusion.  My statement "BTW, the message indicates Red 
Hat Linux 3.2.3-56" should have been "BTW, the _error_ message _below_ 
indicates Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-56".  The version had not been mentioned 
in any prior post.

Paul (Sehorne)

Paul Klapperich wrote:
> On 3/21/07, *Paul F. Sehorne* <paul at sehorne.org 
> <mailto:paul at sehorne.org>> wrote:
>     Paul Klapperich wrote:
>     > Actually, I still think you should have used yum.
>     I agree, but  my installation of yum is not working either (because of
>     dependencies).  I tried to install xephyr using rpm hoping for
>     success,
>     wishful thinking I know.  I guess my time would be better spent
>     getting
>     yum working.  Right now when I execute yum I am greeted with the
>     following:  (BTW, the message indicates Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-56)
> Sorry, I missed that because you keep creating new posts instead of 
> just continuing a single thread. Neither of the threads I read 
> indicated a version.
> Is that RHEL 3.2, or an old Redhat 3.2? Regardless, even RHEL 3.2 is 
> pretty old--that might give you some problems right there. But like I 
> said, I don't really know Redhat...
>     ======== yum error msg follows======================
>     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:
>     2.2.3 (#1, Sep 26 2006, 18:12:26)
>     [GCC 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-56)]
>     If you cannot solve this problem yourself, please send this
>     message to < yum at lists.linux.duke.edu
>     <mailto:yum at lists.linux.duke.edu>>.
>     ========= end of yum error msg ========================
> A quick search revealed this post[1], which looks similar to your 
> situation. The reply says to look at questions 7 and 10 from the YUM 
> faq[2]. (10 is how to search the yum mailing list).
> [1] https://lists.dulug.duke.edu/pipermail/yum/2005-October/007831.html
> [2] http://wiki.linux.duke.edu/YumFaq#Q10
> Hope that help
> --Paul


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