Bug 53941 - rpm --rebuilddb crashes with
rpm --rebuilddb crashes with
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: 2001-09-23 08:44 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-04 12:14:12 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-09-23 08:44:04 EDT
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Description of problem:
On my i386 system (pretty much standard RH 7.1 the rpm exits ungracefully
with an 
memory alloc (2237676289 bytes) returned NUL
after rpm --rebuilddb 
I have a fairly large installation (i.e. some components) but thsi should
not happen.
The same error occurs when trying to install any component

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm --rebuilddb

Actual Results:  memory alloc (2237676289 bytes) returned NUL

Expected Results:  exits gracefully		

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-10-04 12:14:08 EDT
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
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2002-06-21 15:51:07 EDT
Assuming problem fixed.

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