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Re: Help with RPM rebuilddb



On 9/23/06, Myles Green <rmg57 telus net> wrote:
On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 23:33:25 -0400 (EDT)
Tom Diehl <tdiehl rogueind com> wrote:

> The way to correct your problem is to do "rm /var/lib/rpm/__db.00* and
> then run rpm --rebuilddb. That will most likely fix your problem.

> Myles Green wrote:
>> My solution was to delete the rpm db and the re-run rpm --rebuilddb

/me scratches head...

Isn't that what I said without all the panic and whoop'la ??


You said "delete the rpm db".  The rpm db is everything in
/var/lib/rpm.  Your comment is at best ambiguous and if interpreted
incorrectly can lead catastrophe.  It is best to be clear when that is
a possibility.

- Ian


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