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Bug 12282 - failed upgrade removes /var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm
failed upgrade removes /var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brock Organ
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-06-14 13:46 EDT by James Manning
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-08 14:53:20 EST
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Description James Manning 2000-06-14 13:46:34 EDT
Failed upgrade (see bug 12276, bug 12278, bug 12280, bug 12281) of 6.2 to
beta1.  After booting back to 6.2 to try and free up more space, rpm,
gnorpm, etc. barf on /var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm missing.  Sure enough, the
only contents of /var/lib/rpm are:

Basenames, Conflictname, Group, Name, Packages, Providename, Requirename,
Comment 1 Brock Organ 2000-07-18 13:43:30 EDT
verified this behavior is still present in post-beta3 internal build ...
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-07-21 14:40:03 EDT
Can we see if this is still a beta4 problem before beta 5 please?
Comment 3 Matt Wilson 2000-07-24 17:09:04 EDT
Fixed in latest builds
Comment 4 Brock Organ 2001-01-09 17:06:26 EST
verified fix in test tree qa0109.0 ...

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