Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 54729
rpm --rebuilddb fails w/ segflt even after upgrade to 4.0.3
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:01 EDT
Description of Problem:
rpm --rebuilddb fails with a segfault even after upgrading to rpm 4.0.3
which had to be installed via rpm2cpio.
Gnorpm and kpackage are, likewise, broken.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm --rebuilddb (as root)
[root@bfeitell /root]# rpm --rebuilddb
error: rpmdb: damaged header instance #200 retrieved, skipping.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
A pointer (i.e. URL, attachments won't work) to a copy of your database
tar czf /tmp/rpmdb-54729.tar.gz rpm
Fixed in private e-mail.