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Re: rpmdb crashed, how to repair? [FC3]



You subject does not seem to have any relationship to what you say in
your posting.
But incase you do what to repair the rpm database you do it by:
rm  /var/lib/rpm/__db*
rpm --rebuilddb

On Sun, Feb 05, 2006 at 05:19:14PM -0500, Jim Cornette wrote:
> Gene Heskett wrote:
> 
> >>I should learn scripting instead of using ready-made scripts. Some day
> >>maybe.
> >>
> >>Jim
> >
> >;-)  I hear that, Jim.  Me, at 71 I tend to furget, so I write scripts 
> >that don't forget.  Yup, been there, done that. Several times...  And a 
> >month later I may have forgotten the scripts name, and where I stashed 
> >it.  I've heard that called CRS.
> >
> 
> Gene,
> I was able to get a script that will show you the version information 
> and also it has the ability to not show rpms which it is normally 
> allowed to show more than one instance. Steve Grub and Villa Herva had 
> the most to do with this script. I did a bit of removal for the 
> mismatched portion and added user feedback echoed test to terminal. I 
> attached this as a text file, but it is actually a script.
> 
> A problem with the script that Ville described was the possibility that 
> fookernel and kernelfoo packages would also be excluded as being 
> alright. I checked and this is true. Ville suggested something like
> egrep "^ +[0123456789]+ +($dups)$"
> be added to the script to prevent the possibility from happening.
> 
> Jim
> 
> -- 
> The person who can smile when something goes wrong has thought of
> someone to blame it on.

> #!/bin/sh
> 
> # Add any package here that is OK to have duplicates
> dups="gpg-pubkey|kernel"
> echo "Starting search for multiple rpms versions."
> echo 
> 
> # Test 1. Look for multiple versions of the same package
> # We use # as a separator so that we can remove it later. # is not in any
> # package name that I know of and that's the basis of using it.
> list=`rpm -qa --queryformat "%{NAME}#%{ARCH}\n" | sort | uniq -c |  tr '#' ' ' \
> | egrep -vw "$dups" | awk '$1 > 1 { print $2 } '`
> 
> if [ x"$list" != "x" ] ; then
>         echo "Duplicates were found:"
>         echo $list | xargs rpm -q
>         exit 1
> else echo "No Duplicates found"
> fi
> 
> 	echo
>   	echo "Ending Search for Multiple RPMS."
> 	exit 0
> fi
> 
> exit 0

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