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Description of problem:
On my i386 system (pretty much standard RH 7.1 the rpm exits ungracefully
memory alloc (2237676289 bytes) returned NUL
after rpm --rebuilddb
I have a fairly large installation (i.e. some components) but thsi should
The same error occurs when trying to install any component
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: memory alloc (2237676289 bytes) returned NUL
Expected Results: exits gracefully
You have a damaged header in your rpm database.
Try installing rpm-4.0.3 from Raw Hide and/or
as I believe a --rebuilddb with rpm-4.0.3 will fix your
Assuming problem fixed.