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Bug 3567 - --initdb does not report an old format database
--initdb does not report an old format database
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-06-18 07:54 EDT by Michael Andres
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-30 19:28:48 EDT
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Description Michael Andres 1999-06-18 07:54:14 EDT
# ./rpm --initdb
 	# ./rpm -q rpm
 	old format database is present; use --rebuilddb ...

It ould be nice if --initdb would report an old format
database as well as -q does.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-18 07:55:59 EDT
Thanks for reporting.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-01-08 11:20:08 EST
Reporting existence of  an old  gdbm database is moot these days.

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