Bug 54493 - rpm crashes with core dump
Summary: rpm crashes with core dump
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-10-10 06:18 UTC by Dave Annetts
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2001-10-23 16:25:47 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Files comprising DB in /var/lib/rpm (6.15 MB, application/octet-stream)
2001-10-11 04:14 UTC, Dave Annetts
no flags Details

Description Dave Annetts 2001-10-10 06:18:41 UTC
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Description of problem:
Any operation I try using rpm crashes the program.  This ranges from 
simple verification to rebuilding the db

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. at least on my system, rpm -V will do it

Additional info:

Comment 1 Dave Annetts 2001-10-11 04:15:03 UTC
Created attachment 33821 [details]
Files comprising DB in /var/lib/rpm

Comment 2 Need Real Name 2001-10-11 15:59:48 UTC
rpm crashes with 'segmentation fault':

rpm -e <package_name>

but can run sometimes.

I ran it under 'gdb' and got a backtrace, etc. If you need it I'll send it.

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2001-10-23 16:25:42 UTC
Can you attach a pointer to your database? rpm databases are
too large for bugzilla attachments.

Comment 4 Jeff Johnson 2002-06-21 19:51:44 UTC
Closed for lack of input.

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