Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 87805
rpm segfaults when installing RPMs
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:52:41 EDT
This is on a fresh everything install of RHL 9, + Jakub's potential glibc errata
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
Created attachment 90848 [details]
strace of rpm segfaulting
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.
rpmdb --rebuilddb (which I did for other reasons; see Bug 87812) seems to have
Oh, I actually did both (a) and (b)
rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
OK, looks solved.