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Old 05-20-2003, 01:21 AM   #1
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rpm DB destroyed


I stupidly installed some rpms with the --force option because they had so many missing dependancies, I know I shouldint have.

Anyway, the rpm database in now missing the entry to every rpm installed, completely blank. I have tried rpm --rebuilddb numerous time s but this has not fixed it.

What can I do??

Thanks for the help.
 
Old 05-20-2003, 01:23 AM   #2
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Delete the old database by doing:

rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*

then do:

rpm --rebuilddb
 
Old 05-20-2003, 01:30 AM   #3
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Thanks for the response, but it didint work. I guess the backup is screwed too.
 
Old 05-22-2003, 02:20 AM   #4
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Can't anyone help me out here?
 
  


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