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anaconda update issue #564

akselx opened this issue Feb 15, 2014 · 1 comment


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commented Feb 15, 2014

I ran
conda update anaconda

and got

Linking packages ...
An unexpected error has occurred, please consider sending the                                                     |  35%
following traceback to the conda GitHub issue tracker at:

Include the output of the command 'conda info' in your report.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/aksel/anaconda/bin/conda", line 5, in <module>
  File "/home/aksel/anaconda/lib/python2.7/site-packages/conda/cli/", line 179, in main
    args.func(args, p)
  File "/home/aksel/anaconda/lib/python2.7/site-packages/conda/cli/", line 34, in execute
    install.install(args, parser, 'update')
  File "/home/aksel/anaconda/lib/python2.7/site-packages/conda/cli/", line 235, in install
    plan.execute_actions(actions, index, verbose=not args.quiet)
  File "/home/aksel/anaconda/lib/python2.7/site-packages/conda/", line 387, in execute_actions
    execute_plan(plan, index, verbose)
  File "/home/aksel/anaconda/lib/python2.7/site-packages/conda/", line 372, in execute_plan
    link(prefix, arg)
  File "/home/aksel/anaconda/lib/python2.7/site-packages/conda/", line 327, in link, prefix, dist, lt)
  File "/home/aksel/anaconda/lib/python2.7/site-packages/conda/", line 398, in link
    (src, dst, lt, e))
ValueError: unsupported format character ')' (0x29) at index 49

Current conda install:

             platform : linux-64
        conda version : 3.0.4
       python version :
     root environment : /home/aksel/anaconda  (writable)
  default environment : /home/aksel/anaconda
     envs directories : /home/aksel/anaconda/envs
        package cache : /home/aksel/anaconda/pkgs
         channel URLs :
          config file : None
    is foreign system : False

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commented Feb 16, 2014

This is a duplicate of issue #562

@asmeurer asmeurer closed this Feb 17, 2014

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