Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 44098
RPM 4.0.2 Segmentation Fault
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:33:38 EDT
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Description of problem:
Upgraded to RPM 4.0.2, did not know I had to --rebuilddb, installed more
packages after that and started getting seg faults... even when
Steps to Reproduce:
1. upgrade, via red-carpet, to newer version of RPM (to 4.0.2)
2. keep using red-carpet to upgrade other packages
3. rpm -qa causes segmentation fault after listing most/all packages
4. rpm -qa causes segmentation fault after processing for a few minutes.
Actual Results: Segmentiaton Fault
I have a PII/233 64Mb, RH6.2 with Ximian 1.4 (which includes red-carpet
Can you attach a pointer (i.e. URL) to a tar ball of your datbase?
tar czvf /tmp/rpmdb-44098.tar.gz ./rpm
as bugzilla attachments have an upper limit too small fro
rpm databases. Thanks.
You might first try a --rebuildb with a recent (rpm-4.0.3-0.37 is
latest) version of rpm from Raw Hide, as many of the db1 corruption
problems are fixed there.
Closed for lack of input.