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Re: [opensuse-factory] zen bug?
  • From: Andreas Hanke <andreas.hanke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 09:28:47 +0200
  • Message-id: <4534862F.8040203@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
jdd schrieb:
> ?? I did not do anything to have this and it didn't show before

Maybe you did not do anything, but the resolve-dependencies zypp helper
did something: It segfaulted.

This caused zmd.db to be left in an unusable state. Zen-Updater likes to
show exactly this stack trace whenever that happens. It's the most
well-known one. Use Google:

While the resolve-dependencies segfault has been fixed in the meantime,
the stack trace from Zen-Updater will _never_ be fixed. It's already in
Bugzilla with 6 duplicates. Resolution: WORKSFORME

Just forget it... Whenever this happens, you have to do:

killall zen-updater
/etc/init.d/novell-zmd stop
rm -f /var/lib/zmd/zmd.db
/etc/init.d/novell-zmd start
zen-updater &

Btw. this was a stack trace, not a backtrace. Backtraces are from the
C/C++ world...

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