On Jul 26, 2007, at 3:51 PM, Robert Scheck wrote:
> Ideas? I was using rpm 4.5-0.3 switched to -0.4 and switched back
> to -0.3
> after that I've this or very similar errors for every rpmdb action.
> # rpm -vvv -qa
> D: dbiOpen: _dbiapi failed
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
You've lost macro configuration, likely because -0.3 was
around the time I was adding /usr/lib/rpm/@VERSION@/macros.
Check rpm --showrc, I suspect most everything has gone AWOL.
Check rpm --showrc | grep dbi with a functioning rpm
to see what should be there.
73 de Jeff
Received on Thu Jul 26 21:59:26 2007