Piruit (Add/Remove Software) crashes several times.

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Just be aware that your mileage may vary but Pirut
(Add/Remove Software) isn't very reliable and expect
it to crash on you.  I have used this program several
times and several times it has crashed and wiped out
hours of downloads in an instant.  Yes, ALL of the
cache downloaded RPM files are gone in an instant!

My last download was 4 hours and it all but went down
the tubes and all for natch.  No, I will not file a
Bugzilla for this one as I am too upset to do it.
This was reported by many in FC5-T3 and it was well known
that pirut was pretty bad.  So, FC5 installation IMHO
is the worst of the worst compared to previous releases.

So as long as you do not go outside the default installation
parameters given to you, you might have a successful install
but once you venture outside of these boundaries, your house
of cards just might start crumbling around you.

Here is the crash dump code....  do with it whatever you want.

> Component: Software Manager
> Summary: TB37c79dbe grabber.py:1102:_do_grab:OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or
> directory: '//var/cache/yum/core/packages/openldap-servers-2.3.19-4.i386.rpm'
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 271, in _apply
>     self.applyChanges(self.mainwin)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/pirut/__init__.py", line 596, in applyChanges
>     dlpkgs = self.downloadPackages(mainwin)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/pirut/__init__.py", line 348, in downloadPackages
>     probs = self.downloadPkgs(dlpkgs)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 663, in downloadPkgs
>     cache=repo.http_caching != 'none',
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/repos.py", line 626, in get
>     http_headers=headers,
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/mirror.py", line 411, in urlgrab
>     return self._mirror_try(func, url, kw)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/mirror.py", line 397, in _mirror_try
>     return func_ref( *(fullurl,), **kwargs )
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/grabber.py", line 784, in urlgrab
>     return self._retry(opts, retryfunc, url, filename)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/grabber.py", line 702, in _retry
>     r = apply(func, (opts,) + args, {})
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/grabber.py", line 772, in retryfunc
>     fo._do_grab()
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/urlgrabber/grabber.py", line 1102, in _do_grab
>     os.utime(self.filename, (modified_stamp, modified_stamp))
> OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '//var/cache/yum/core/packages/openldap-servers-2.3.19-4.i386.rpm'
> Local variables in innermost frame:
> self: <urlgrabber.grabber.URLGrabberFileObject instance at 0xb2d6ddac>
> modified_stamp: 1141677208.0
> new_fo: <closed file '//var/cache/yum/core/packages/openldap-servers-2.3.19-4.i386.rpm', mode 'wb' at 0xb2aa2698>
> bs: 8192
> modified_tuple: (2006, 3, 6, 20, 33, 28, 0, 1, 0, 0)
> block:
> size: 2273117

Not a happy camper,

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