Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 79112
rpm thinks most files are invalid
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:04 EDT
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Description of problem:
rpm keeps reporting errors with more files than not. The errors aren't always
the same, but the end result is. I updated to rpm-4.1-8x, but behavior didn't
> rpm -qp rpm-devel-4.1-8x.i386.rpm
error: open of <!DOCTYPE failed: No such file or directory
> rpm -qp mozilla-1.2.1-0_rh7.i386.rpm
error: mozilla-1.2.1-0_rh7.i386.rpm: headerRead failed: region trailer: BAD, tag
539848035 type 1886731625 offset -909653504 count 1668311407
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.download rpm from vendor (e.g. rpm-devel-4.1-8x.i386.rpm) (binary download,
2.rpm -qp the file
Actual Results: Various error messages.
Expected Results: rpm should have queried the file and reported information.
The files you downloaded are not packages, but
rather CGI wrapper stuff.