database mess up
pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Fri Jan 23 18:17:57 UTC 2009
On Fri, 23 Jan 2009, Craig White wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-01-23 at 19:49 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
>>>> OK, but /usr/lib/rpm/rpmdb_sta is not part of rpm for fedora !
>>> indeed - they seem to have removed the db4 utilities from rpmdb
>> Rpm in F10 no longer uses an internal copy of db4 so this isn't
>> practical to do anymore.
>>> even worse, I installed db4-utils package and ran...
>>> # cd /var/lib/rpm
>>> # db_dump Packages
>>> db_dump: Program version 4.7 doesn't match environment version 4.5
>>> db_dump: DB_ENV->open: DB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database environment version
>>> which means that I can't use db4-utils to do anything with rpmdb on
>>> Fedora 10
>> Use the db45_foo variants instead, eg db45_dump
> good to know...do I gather that you have little faith for the...
> db45_dump /var/lib/rpm/Packages.old \
> | db45_load /var/lib/rpm/Packages
> mechanics to suggest that he essentially download every package and
> re-add them to --justdb which seems like a rather Herculean task?
I got the impression from Patrick's earlier messages that --rebuilddb
ended up with a partial database. If that's the case ... well, db_dump &
db_load cannot bring back data if it's not in the db anymore. Otherwise,
attempting the dump+load doesn't hurt anything of course.
- Panu -
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