Bug 22807 - Installed packages are marked as 'not installed'
Summary: Installed packages are marked as 'not installed'
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Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-12-24 18:53 UTC by pogosyan
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-26 20:21:41 UTC
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Description pogosyan 2000-12-24 18:53:40 UTC
Well, I did a fairly stupid thing - I installed rpm-4.0.2 from rawhide
on my Redhat 7.0 machine and the reinstalled back original rpm-4.0.
Unfortunately in the between I installed several packages with rpm-4.0.2

Now, after reverting to rpm-4.0 all those packages work , but
rpm -q -i shows they are marked as 'not installed'. And I cannot remove
or update them !  rpm -U (-e) fails with 'segmentation fault'.
The irony is of course that rpm-4.0 package itself is of course among those
and I cannot remove it or update back to rpm-4.0.2.

Quite unfortunately critical glibc packages are among those affected.

Any ideas what I can do ???

			Dmitri Pogosyan

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-12-26 20:21:38 UTC
FIrst try to identify what packages were installed using rpm-4.0.2 by doing "rpm
-q --last".
Sooner or later, those packages should be reinstalled.

Try rpm-4.0.1-0.x from ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/test-4.0.1, the problems you
are encountering
have been fixed there. Let me know if that works, and I'll have further
suggestions about what
to do.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-01-08 15:35:18 UTC
Please reopen if your problem is not resolved.

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