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I'm basically working on creating a live cd.For this I need yum>=3.0.0 my system had a yum 3.0 I tried downloading yum-3.2.8-1.src.rpm when i said # rpm -ivh yum-3.2.8-1.src.rpm i ...
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    Desperately need Yum help


    I'm basically working on creating a live cd.For this I need yum>=3.0.0
    my system had a yum 3.0
    I tried downloading yum-3.2.8-1.src.rpm
    when i said
    # rpm -ivh yum-3.2.8-1.src.rpm
    i got
    warning: yum-3.2.8-1.src.rpm: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 69886cc7
    1:yum warning: user skvidal does not exist - using root
    warning: group skvidal does not exist - using root
    warning: user skvidal does not exist - using root)
    warning: group skvidal does not exist - using root
    ########################################### [100%]

    then i tried downloading the .tar.gz file and did a make and a make install
    NOW YUM STOPPED WORKING COMPLETELY!
    if i say
    #yum
    it says

    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/bin/yum", line 28, in ?
    import yummain
    File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 29, in ?
    import cli
    File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 30, in ?
    import output
    File "/usr/share/yum-cli/output.py", line 33, in ?
    from rpmUtils.miscutils import checkSignals
    ImportError: cannot import name checkSignals

    any help would be appreciated.thanks a lot

    Incase you need the info. Im on fc6,rpm v 4.4.2 and python 2.4.4

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    If your only problem is you need a newer yum, then get the latest fedora.

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