Bug 54729 - rpm --rebuilddb fails w/ segflt even after upgrade to 4.0.3
rpm --rebuilddb fails w/ segflt even after upgrade to 4.0.3
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: 2001-10-17 01:01 EDT by Bennett Feitell
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-15 19:04:13 EST
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Description Bennett Feitell 2001-10-17 01:01:16 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.

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How Reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.	rpm --rebuilddb (as root)  

Actual Results:
[root@bfeitell /root]# rpm --rebuilddb
error: rpmdb: damaged header instance #200 retrieved, skipping.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

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Additional Information:
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-11-15 19:04:06 EST
A pointer (i.e. URL, attachments won't work) to a copy of your database
	cd /var/lib
	tar czf /tmp/rpmdb-54729.tar.gz rpm
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-11-19 13:29:04 EST
Fixed in private e-mail.

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