Bug 87805 - rpm segfaults when installing RPMs
rpm segfaults when installing RPMs
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-04-02 14:17 EST by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-03 11:37:30 EST
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strace of rpm segfaulting (34.20 KB, application/octet-stream)
2003-04-02 14:19 EST, Chris Ricker
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Description Chris Ricker 2003-04-02 14:17:52 EST
This is on a fresh everything install of RHL 9, + Jakub's potential glibc errata
(glibc-2.3.2-22.9)

When I try to install wine RPMs (wine- and wine-devel-20020605-2.i386.rpm from
RHL 8.0, rebuilt on RHL 9), I get a segmentation fault

As a starting place, I'll attach the strace.  The RPMs are probably too big to
attach, but I can put 'em on the web if you'd like to download them
Comment 1 Chris Ricker 2003-04-02 14:19:50 EST
Created attachment 90848 [details]
strace of rpm segfaulting
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2003-04-02 18:41:27 EST
I can't tell much from the strace, other than that you
are segfaulting soon after trying to retrieve a public key
to verify a package.

Some mixture of the following usually fixes:
    a) rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
    a) rpm --rebuilddb -vv
    b) erasing and reimporting the public key

SO which of those fixed the problem?

If not fixed, please include output of whatever
operation is segfaulting with -vv added.
Comment 3 Chris Ricker 2003-04-03 11:16:01 EST
rpmdb --rebuilddb (which I did for other reasons; see Bug 87812) seems to have
fixed this....
Comment 4 Chris Ricker 2003-04-03 11:17:17 EST
Oh, I actually did both (a) and (b)

rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
rpmdb --rebuilddb
Comment 5 Jeff Johnson 2003-04-03 11:37:30 EST
OK, looks solved.

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