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Re: Several questions



On Monday 03 November 2003 12:04 pm, Kai Thomsen wrote:
> On Mon, 03 Nov 2003 11:31:43 -0500, Wade Hampton wrote
>
> a strangely formatted posting:
> > 2.  Will Fedora finally fix the RPM lockup problem?  With RH 8 and 9,
> > sometimes RPM will just seem to hang and never return.  I occasionally
> > have to kill -9 the rpm process then rm /var/lib/rpm/__db*.  I NEVER
> > had problems like this with RH 7 and the older RPM (which also seemed
> > much faster).
>
> On my RHL 9 machine, I haven't had those problems since upgrading to the
> new version available on <ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/test-4.2/>.

I have.  rpm will still crash and burn if it is interrupted abnormally.  It 
obviously does not clean itself up properly on a SIGINT signal.  For example, 
up2date crashed with a segfault the other day, and I had to kill -9 rpm and 
rebuild my dbs.




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