Bug 85619

Summary: Hung trying to do an rpm -ivh
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Public Beta Reporter: Ted Kaczmarek <tedkaz>
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Description Ted Kaczmarek 2003-03-05 02:51:22 UTC
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Description of problem:
Attemting to install apt-0.5.5cnc3-fr2.i386.rpm hung rpm. Remebering quirks with
the previuos version I deleted the __db* files in /var/lib/rpm and then tried to
kill it. This is backwards though :-).
Anyway even a kill -9  will not make it die :-(.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.freshrpms.net download apt-0.5.5cnc3-fr2.i386.rpm
2. rpm -ivh apt-0.5.5cnc3-fr2.i386.rpm
3.
    

Actual Results:  rpm hangs

Expected Results:  apt installs

Additional info:

[root@nitremb22 rpm]# rpm -qa | grep rpm
rpm-python-4.2-0.56
redhat-rpm-config-8.0.18-1
rpmdb-redhat-8.0.93-0.20030121
rpm-build-4.2-0.56
rpm-4.2-0.56
rpm-devel-4.2-0.56

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-03-05 04:01:18 UTC
FWIW, you're running on a buggy development version of
rpm that is not yet released.

What glibc and kernel packages?

If kill -9 does not terminate, you're blocked in
the kernel somehow. 

Comment 2 Ted Kaczmarek 2003-03-05 11:42:48 UTC
kernel-2.4.20-2.24
glibc-2.3.1-38


Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2003-03-08 18:06:35 UTC
If "kill -9" diesn't, this is probably a futex
implementation problem. Try upgrading the kernel
and glibc, as there are quite a few changes there
over the last two weeks.

You might also try rpm-4.2-0.70 at
    ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/test-4.2