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fedora26 dnf python3

asked 2017-08-09 23:50:47 -0500

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Hi everyone, I've upgraded to Fedora 26, and now my dnf is not working because I think something has gone wrong with python3. When I run 'sudo dnf update', I get the following:

Traceback (most recent call last):

File "/bin/dnf", line 58, in <module>

main.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True)

File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/main.py", line 179, in user_main

errcode = main(args)

File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/main.py", line 64, in main

return _main(base, args, cli_class, option_parser_class)

File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/main.py", line 99, in _main

return cli_run(cli, base)

File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/main.py", line 115, in cli_run

cli.run()

File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/cli.py", line 1028, in run

self._process_demands()

File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/cli.py", line 788, in processdemands

load_available_repos=self.demands.available_repos)

File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/base.py", line 316, in fill_sack

self._add_repo_to_sack(r)

File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/base.py", line 118, in addrepotosack

hrepo.filelists_fn = repo._filelists_fn

TypeError: Expected a string or a unicode object

I've thought about reinstalling python3, but seem to be in a bit of a Catch-22 since 'dnf' isn't working...any ideas?

Thanks,

Luke

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Notice that dnf is using the "system-python-3.6.2-1.fc26.i686" version of python and not the normal python3 package.

villykruse gravatar imagevillykruse ( 2017-08-10 03:50:20 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-10-16 22:35:45 -0500

II'm Getting the same error messages as the original post with Fedora 25.

The only difference being that the path in the error messages states 3.5 (edited for clarity)

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I just fixed my issue.

Yours may be quite different.

In my case I had recently attempted to install an OpenProject CentOS7 repo on Fedora 25.

The OpenProject instructions said to run

sudo wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/openproject-ce.repo \ https://dl.packager.io/srv/opf/openpr...

More info here: https://www.openproject.org/download-...

Upon sudo rm'ing the openproject repo from my /etc/yum.repos.d/ folder dnf worked immediately.

If you've added any repos recently start there. If not, keep digging.

sourceofentropy gravatar imagesourceofentropy ( 2017-10-16 22:44:25 -0500 )edit

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