Debian snuggles up to Fedora?

Milan Kerslager milan.kerslager at
Wed Oct 29 06:33:53 UTC 2003

On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 08:47:39AM +0200, Doncho N. Gunchev wrote:
> Nice ;) maybe rpm should be modified to to allow us use debian packages :) ?
> <no_flames_please>
> btw: does rpm stil hang with large rpm -Uhv / -ihv and do we have still to 
> killall -9 rpm; rm -rf /var/lib/rpm/__db*; rpm --rebuilddb; ... ? AFIK rpm in 
> rh8 was not able to relocate packages at all and hangs sometimes, in rh9 just 
> hangs...
> </no_flames_please>

There will be only security fixes for RH 9 and 8.0.

You have to download latest stable package from

There is no reason to do --rebuilddb, as database is not damaged. The
problem is in futexes.

                        Milan Kerslager
                        E-mail: milan.kerslager at

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