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Errors on installing applications on Red Hat Linux

Link to this post 12 Jun 09

Hello there guys. I am learning to install applications on Linux Red Hat. I have managed to install an application called YUM that is an installer and updater. Now I get errors when trying to install. I get this error.

(process:3778): GLib-CRITICAL **: file gtimer.c: line 106 (g_timer_stop): assertion `timer != NULL' failed

(process:3778): GLib-CRITICAL **: file gtimer.c: line 88 (g_timer_destroy): assertion `timer != NULL' failed
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
yummain.main(sys.argv[1:])
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 97, in main
result, resultmsgs = do()
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 470, in doCommands
return self.installPkgs()
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 836, in installPkgs
self.doRepoSetup()
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 75, in doRepoSetup
self.doSackSetup(thisrepo=thisrepo)
File "__init__.py", line 260, in doSackSetup
File "repos.py", line 277, in populateSack
File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/sqlitecachec.py", line 40, in getPrimary
self.repoid))
TypeError: Can not create index on requires table: near "NOT": syntax error

Thank you in advance guys.

Link to this post 12 Jun 09

Well the first thing I would do is make sure I'm root.
then reinstall Yum. then retry. If that doesn't work I'd google the error message.

Link to this post 13 Jun 09

Is sqlite installed? What exact distro are you using?

Check out this thread http://sysadmingear.blogspot.com/2008/07/yum-glib-critical-how-to-fix.html, it seems related to your prob. Come back here if you can't decipher it, or it doesn't help.

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