Help with RPM rebuilddb
rmg57 at telus.net
Fri Sep 22 22:57:57 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-09-22 at 15:45 -0700, oldman wrote:
> Myles Green wrote:
> > On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 13:59:12 -0700
> > oldman <talbotscott at cox.net> wrote:
> >> Any ideas of a safe way to get rpm and yum working again?
> >> Scott
> > I ran into this a while back after interrupting yum. My solution was to
> > delete the rpm db and the re-run rpm --rebuilddb. It Worked For Me(tm),
> > YMMV and if it breaks you get to keep all the pieces :-)
> > HTH, Myles
> Thanks Myles!
> I thought about tying that, but was led astray by errors about the
> "Packages" file not being read by db3. Guess I just over-thought that
> one by a mile :-)
Hey, no problem, glad to help out. I think we've all been bitten by the
'over-thinking' thing at one time or another ;-)
R. M. Green | rmg57 at telus dot net
Calgary AB Canada
Providing Linux and OpenSolaris Solutions to the Calgary Area.
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