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Updating rpm fails



rpm -Uvvh rpm-4.0.2-0.40.i386.rpm

<snip>

D: running preinstall script (if any)
+ '[' -f /var/lib/rpm/Packages -a -f /var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm ']'
+ exit 1
execution of rpm-4.0.2-0.40 script failed, exit status 1
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Depends
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Triggername
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Conflictname
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Providename
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Requirename
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Group
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Basenames
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Name
D: closed  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Packages

[root vimfuego /root]# ls /var/lib/rpm/
Basenames           Packages            conflictsindex.rpm  packages.rpm
Conflictname        Providename         fileindex.rpm
providesindex.rpm
Group               Requirename         groupindex.rpm      requiredby.rpm
Name                Triggername         nameindex.rpm       triggerindex.rpm

[root vimfuego /root]# ls /var/lib/rpm/Packages
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root          11M Mar 11 10:09
/var/lib/rpm/Packages

[root vimfuego /root]# ls /var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         1.6M Dec 13 15:56
/var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm

What is it trying to tell me...?

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Juha

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