Why do we see the message "DeprecationWarning: BaseException.message has been deprecated as of Python 2.6" while doing a yum update on Red Hat Storage 2.0 ?

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Issue

  • Running yum update on a Red Hat Storage 2.0 node shows up the following error messages:
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Updating   : glusterfs-3.3.0.5rhs-37.el6rhs.x86_64                       1/44 
Updating   : glusterfs-fuse-3.3.0.5rhs-37.el6rhs.x86_64                  2/44 
Updating   : vdsm-python-4.9.6-16.el6rhs.noarch                          3/44 
Updating   : glusterfs-server-3.3.0.5rhs-37.el6rhs.x86_64                4/44 
/usr/libexec/glusterfs/python/syncdaemon/syncdutils.py:174: DeprecationWarning: BaseException.message has been deprecated as of Python 2.6 logging.error(exc.message)
[2013-02-05 08:37:49.1724] E [syncdutils:174:log_raise_exception] <top>: not a valid option: socketdir
/usr/libexec/glusterfs/python/syncdaemon/syncdutils.py:175: DeprecationWarning: BaseException.message has been deprecated as of Python 2.6 sys.stderr.write('failure: ' + exc.message + "\n") failure: not a valid option: socketdir
Updating   : 1:dmidecode-2.11-2.el6_1.x86_64                             5/44 
Updating   : kernel-firmware-2.6.32-220.31.1.el6.noarch                  6/44 
  ...
  • The 'glusterd' services and related processes are not running after the update.

Environment

  • Red Hat Storage Server 2.0

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