nothing via UP2DATE, yet?

shrek-m at shrek-m at
Fri Nov 14 19:48:54 UTC 2003

Elton Woo schrieb:

>Please excuse me if I may have missed this. The traffic on this list
>is *quite* high.
>I would think there should be some updates or fixes to bugs in 
>Fedora Core Release 1 (Yarrow) from rawhide by now?

you must modify your  /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources

$ grep testing /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
##yum updates-testing
yum updates-testing

$ rhn-applet-tui
[.... this list is longer ....]

>Whenever I launch up2date  either from the panel icon or from
>a console prompt, I am told that my system is up to date.
>Is this correct, or is there a problem with up2date itself?

$ grep ^yum /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
yum updates-released

$ rhn-applet-tui
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/rhn-applet-tui", line 103, in ?
  File "/usr/bin/rhn-applet-tui", line 65, in main
    ignored_package_str = rhn_utils.get_user_config("IgnoredPackages")
  File "/usr/bin/../share/rhn/rhn_applet/", line 95, in 
  File "/usr/bin/../share/rhn/rhn_applet/", line 78, in init
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/", line 188, in save
    f.write("%s[comment]=%s\n" % (key, val[0]))
UnicodeError: ASCII encoding error: ordinal not in range(128)

$ rhn-applet-tui
The following is a list of outdated packages on your system:
Name                                     Version         Release
glibc-headers                            2.3.2           101.1
strace                                   4.5.1           1
nscd                                     2.3.2           101.1
glibc-devel                              2.3.2           101.1
glibc-common                             2.3.2           101.1


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