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Fedora Package Installation - Latest update November 19th

I had issue with the paver command when I was installing so I asked it on github.

This was the problem:
paver build --install-conf=`pwd` --install-data=`pwd` --install-sbin=`pwd`
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/paver", line 9, in <module>
    load_entry_point('Paver==1.1.1', 'console_scripts', 'paver')()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/paver/", line 816, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/paver/", line 785, in _launch_pavement
    execfile(environment.pavement_file, mod.__dict__)
  File "", line 16, in <module>
    from turbogears.finddata import find_package_data
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/turbogears/", line 9, in <module>
    from turbogears.config import update_config
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/turbogears/", line 4, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/", line 690, in require
    needed = self.resolve(parse_requirements(requirements))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/", line 592, in resolve
    raise VersionConflict(dist,req) # XXX put more info here
pkg_resources.VersionConflict: (CherryPy 3.2.2 (/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages), Requirement.parse('CherryPy<3.0')

Toshio Replied today giving me a fix, so I was able to move on further. the fix was to copy paver script on the local folder and replace the version and run the paver script locally.

$ cp /usr/bin/paver paver.local
$ sed 's/__requires__ = .*/__requires__ = ["Paver", "CherryPy < 3.0"]/' < paver.local > paver
$ ./paver build --install-conf=`pwd` --install-data=`pwd` --install-sbin=`pwd`

However, now, the pkgdb-sync-yum command is broken. I have asked him again on github and waiting for his reply.

[root@localhost server-scripts]# chmod 755 pkgdb-sync-yum
[root@localhost server-scripts]# ./pkgdb-sync-yum update -h
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "./pkgdb-sync-yum", line 51, in
import pkg_resources
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/", line 2655, in
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/", line 648, in require
needed = self.resolve(parse_requirements(requirements))
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/", line 546, in resolve
raise DistributionNotFound(req)
pkg_resources.DistributionNotFound: fedora-packagedb

I moved on with the steps ignoring that step and found myself having 500 error when trying to access the website. I am hoping that it is connected to the update.


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