troubleshooting Question

rpm install src

Avatar of lolaferrari
lolaferrariFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Linux
10 Comments1 Solution828 ViewsLast Modified:
I'm having a problem installing a source rpm - is this the correct way to do it?

[root@machine sysconfig]# rpm -ivv tcpdump-4.0.0-3.20090921gitdf3cb4.1.el6.src.rpm
D: ============== tcpdump-4.0.0-3.20090921gitdf3cb4.1.el6.src.rpm
D: loading keyring from pubkeys in /var/lib/rpm/pubkeys/*.key
D: couldn't find any keys in /var/lib/rpm/pubkeys/*.key
D: loading keyring from rpmdb
D: opening  db environment /var/lib/rpm cdb:mpool:joinenv
D: opening  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Packages rdonly mode=0x0
D: locked   db index       /var/lib/rpm/Packages
D: opening  db index       /var/lib/rpm/Name rdonly mode=0x0
D:  read h#    1057 Header sanity check: OK
D: added key gpg-pubkey-c105b9de-4e0fd3a3 to keyring
D: Using legacy gpg-pubkey(s) from rpmdb
error: tcpdump-4.0.0-3.20090921gitdf3cb4.1.el6.src.rpm: not an rpm package (or package manifest):
D:       added source package [0]
D: found 1 source and 0 binary packages
D: closed   db index       /var/lib/rpm/Name
D: closed   db index       /var/lib/rpm/Packages
D: closed   db environment /var/lib/rpm
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 10 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 10 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros