Bug 28520 - rpmdb-redhat doesn't work, wrong db format
rpmdb-redhat doesn't work, wrong db format
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 22911
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-20 18:13 EST by Daniel Resare
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-20 18:13:36 EST
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Description Daniel Resare 2001-02-20 18:13:33 EST
[noa@localhost rpm]$ rpm -q rpmdb-redhat
rpmdb-redhat-7.0.90-0.20010126

[noa@localhost rpm]$ rpm --redhatprovides foobar
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - No such file or directory (2)

a strace reveals that rpm seems to ignore the *.rpm files in
/usr/lib/rpmdb/i386-redhat-linux/redhat/ (old format) and instead trying to
open Packages (new format) which isn't there.

open("/usr/lib/rpmdb/i386-redhat-linux/redhat/Packages", O_RDONLY) = -1
ENOENT (No such file or directory)

so the rpmdb-redhat package should be updated to use the new db format
(and a component for the rpmdb-redhat package should be added to bugzilla)
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2001-02-21 07:03:26 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 22911 ***

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