Help with RPM rebuilddb

Myles Green rmg57 at
Mon Sep 25 03:47:05 UTC 2006

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 11:07:31 -0400 (EDT)
Tom Diehl <tdiehl at> wrote:

> For the record the /var/lib/rpm/__db* files are the lock files. The other
> files as shown below are the rpmdb files. As I said in an earlier post
> NEVER delete the rpmdb files.

Thanks Tom, lesson learned.


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