Bug 109558 - rpm sometimes locks or dumps core
Summary: rpm sometimes locks or dumps core
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm   
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Version: 1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-11-09 17:53 UTC by Bernd Bartmann
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-10 18:00:44 UTC
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Description Bernd Bartmann 2003-11-09 17:53:43 UTC
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Description of problem:
While trying to install some rpms from freshrpms.net (xine and its
dependencies) rpm locked up after showing that the first rpm has been
installed. After manually removing /var/lib/rpm/__* and rerunning rpm
-Uvh * everything worked fine.

At first I tried to install only a subset of all needed rpms for xine.
Sometimes I got the list of the missing dependencies and sometimes rpm
just gave a segmentation fault error.

These kind of problems occured to me on Red Hat 8.0 but never on Red
Hat 9.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to install xine and its dependencies

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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-11-10 18:00:44 UTC
I see no reproducible problem here. I can't fix what I can't

Comment 2 echristo 2003-12-20 01:49:59 UTC
I've had this problem periodically on my laptop as well. A fresh
install and up2date will occasionally hang.

I was able to work around it by installing some packages slowly and
making sure i had all of the dependencies beforehand. This didn't
happen on an older dell laptop, just on the newer t30...

Not reopening because this still isn't much of a bug report :)

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