On 3/19/19 7:43 PM, DennisG wrote:
> On 3/19/19 7:01 PM, Knurpht-openSUSE wrote:
>> Op dinsdag 19 maart 2019 23:44:47 CET schreef DennisG:
>>> After having run a routine YaST Online Update, somehow my package
>>> database appears to have gotten corrupted.
>>> I assume that the package database is somehow corrupted. What can I do
>>> to correct this problem?
>> If it's the rpmdb:
>> rpm --rebuilddb
> Thanks, Knurpht!
> I found the "zypper clean -a" command, which fixed about half the
> errors. But I could not get any further, tried all the zypper ref
> commands with no success (even though the man page indicates "refresh"
> can rebuild the db; that is apparently something different).
> However, using rpm to rebuild the database allowed zypper to remove
> the old version entries. All is good now.
> Thanks again.
Sent my reply directly to Knurpht rather than to the list - my bad.
Also, thanks Patrick and Felix for your helpful suggestions, both of
which would have probably worked. I confess I never really learned rpm,
have always gotten by with YaST/zypper.
Thanks again to all.
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