Bug 45547 - kpackage broke my database
kpackage broke my database
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-06-22 13:47 EDT by Ron Dzierwa
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-22 13:47:48 EDT
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Description Ron Dzierwa 2001-06-22 13:47:43 EDT
Description of Problem:
kpackage broke my database

How Reproducible:
any rpm command crashes rpm

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Actual Results:
rpm crashes

Expected Results:

Additional Information:
init and rebuild also crash
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-06-30 15:14:21 EDT
Fixed in rpm-4.0.3-0.55. Meanwhile your rpm/Packages and my
rebuild log are at
Do the following
	cd /var/lib/rpm
	mv Packages Packages-SAVE
	cd ..
	tar xzvf rpmdb3-45547-FIX.tar.gz
	rpm --rebuilddb -vv
Comment 2 Claudio Bandaloukas 2001-07-01 08:16:48 EDT
Where can I get the rpm? I have come across the same problem....
Kpackage opened as simple user crashed,
rpm -vv --rebuilddb segfaults
D: adding "xmms-devel" to Name index.
D: adding 13 entries to Basenames index.
D: adding "Applications/Multimedia" to Group index.
D: adding 6 entries to Requirename index.
D: adding 1 entries to Providename index.
D:   +++         84 SDL_mixer-1.1.0-2
D: adding "SDL_mixer" to Name index.
D: adding 8 entries to Basenames index.
D: adding "System Environment/Libraries" to Group index.
D: adding 27 entries to Requirename index.
D: adding 2 entries to Providename index.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

The database is not corrupt however....(db_verify gives no output)

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