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Re: upgrading rawhide



Quoting Steve Bergman <steve rueb com>:

> M A Young wrote:
> 
> > The simplest way to clear such a lock is to reboot.
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> Michael.  Wash your mouth out with soap!  Right now!!! ;-)
> 
> You can delete the files in /var/lib/rpm which begin with __ (thats a 
> double underscore)
> 
> That will also solve the problem.

I beleive you should also run this command rpm --rebuilddb

This will rebuild the database indeces from the installed package headers.

I'm not sure what happens if you don't, but I would at a guess assume that some
thing slows down considerably : )

Doug




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