[Rpm-maint] [PATCH] rpmdbCountPackagesArch

Pixel pixel at mandriva.com
Wed Jul 2 14:00:45 UTC 2008

Thomas Fitzsimmons <fitzsim at redhat.com> writes:

> How are rebuilddbs handled during deployment?  If the process is cumbersome or
> error-prone then maybe a slower rpmdbCountPackagesArch is a worthwhile
> trade-off for avoiding an RPM database rebuild.

i've never had to handle this. I don't remember ever *needing* rebuilddb.

(as for Mandriva upgrade process, we don't do rebuilddb anymore unless
verifydb fails since it breaks on ext3 with 1kb block size due to
kernel issue...)

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