Bug 8993 - rpm --rebuild nukes database !!!!!
Summary: rpm --rebuild nukes database !!!!!
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 8752
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2000-01-30 21:31 UTC by Hans de Goede
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-31 16:03:15 UTC
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Description Hans de Goede 2000-01-30 21:31:32 UTC
"rpm --rebuild" gives the following output:
temporary database /var/lib/rpm already exists
error creating directory /var/lib/rpm: File exists

And then continues, this results in the database being rebuild on top of
the exisisting one, resulting in a double database. rpm -q foo gives 2x
foo, and rpm -e foo says that foo desribes multiple packages ;|

I had to re install to get things fixed ;|

This is a severe bug!!

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-01-31 16:03:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8752 ***

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