Bug 60720 - rpmdb: damaged header instance #946 retrieved, skipping
rpmdb: damaged header instance #946 retrieved, skipping
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: 2002-03-05 10:39 EST by Arnor Sigfusson
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-05 10:39:38 EST
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Description Arnor Sigfusson 2002-03-05 10:39:34 EST
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Description of problem:
rpmdb: damaged header instance #946 retrieved, skipping
This message appears every time I run rpm.  I am using rpm-4.0.3-1.03 and I 
tried rpm --rebuilddb and got :
rpmdb: damaged header instance #946 retrieved, skipping.Segmentation fault

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm -q rpm
2.rpm --rebuilddb

Actual Results:  rpmdb: damaged header instance #946 retrieved, skipping.
Segmentation fault

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2002-03-10 10:42:55 EST
Instances #946 and #948 were bad. I've deleted, find a
copy of your fixed rpm/Packages at
Download and install by doing (as root)
	cd /var/lib
	mv rpm/Packages rpm/Packages-ORIG
	tar xzvf rpmdb-60720-FIX.tar.gz
	rpm --rebuilddb -vv
Comment 2 Arnor Sigfusson 2002-03-11 06:55:49 EST
Thank you for the resonse.  Unfortunately the link: 
 leads nowhere, I just get page not found.

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2002-03-11 07:37:31 EST
Apologies, ftp://, not http://

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