Re: RPM chicken or egg problem

"Rob Brown-Bayliss" <on_the_net clear net nz> writes:

> >  Important note: run rpm --rebuilddb just after upgrading to rpm4,
> >the database format changed and this is aboslutely needed if you
> >don't want to screw your rpm database (who does ?) !
> Now why doesn't the rpm post install script do this?  

I'm not sure if the post install script could get an exclusive lock on
the database.  Wouldn't the rpm process for the rpm you're installing
have it?

Alan Shutko <ats acm org> - In a variety of flavors!
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