repo sync quits with: ValueError: zero length field name in format

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Environment

SUSE Manager 2.1

Situation

The following error may be encountered when syncing channels:


[...]
Packages in repo:                59
Packages already synced:         49
Packages to sync:                 3
1/3 : lifecycle-data-sle-module-toolchain-1-2.1-0.noarch
2/3 : sle-module-toolchain-release-cd-12-8.1-0.x86_64
3/3 : sle-module-toolchain-release-12-8.1-0.x86_64

Unexpected error: <type 'exceptions.ValueError'>

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/spacewalk/satellite_tools/reposync.py", line 191, in sync

    self.import_packages(plugin, data['id'], data['source_url'])

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/spacewalk/satellite_tools/reposync.py", line 1065, in import_packages

    self._normalize_orphan_vendor_packages()

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/spacewalk/satellite_tools/reposync.py", line 1080, in _normalize_orphan_vendor_packages

    .format(affected_row_count)

ValueError: zero length field name in format

Resolution

Cause

A missing integer value.

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  • Document ID:7018570
  • Creation Date: 02-Feb-2017
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Manager

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