[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Yum says package "ntp" is not available which is not true



At 12:39 PM +0200 8/6/07, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
>Tony Nelson wrote:
>> Yes, the checks passed.  (They don't check referential integrity, the data
>> relationships between tables.  They just check that each table is in proper
>> format.)
>>
>> It's good to know the database is not hosed when RPM is being weird.  I've
>> seen it limp along for quite a while, getting weirder and weirder.
>
>Yes, that's exactly why I posted about the problem on this mailinglist.
>Right now it only seems to be a minor annoyance but I fear that it might
>lead to bigger problems down the road. Given that other users have reported
>similar problems on this list with other packages in the last couple of
>days and that according to
>https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=250604 this problem
>doesn't seem to be confined to rawhide I think this looks like a bug in
>rpm. While I cannot say how serious this bug really is I tend to get a
>little nervous when it comes to creeping integrity problems of databases
>(rpm's or otherwise). Could this be a result of the latest rpm version
>update (which had a rather long changelog)?

Yes, certainly, that's programming for you.  However, I'm not using that
version so I can't be of more help (too darn busy to install F7 -- may skip
to F8, sigh).  Now that the simple stupid question is settled, it's time
for me to be quiet and let this problem go back to the experts.
-- 
____________________________________________________________________
TonyN.:'                       <mailto:tonynelson georgeanelson com>
      '                              <http://www.georgeanelson.com/>


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]