View Full Version : Add/Remove croaking/working

27th April 2006, 03:38 AM
Last nite, my ISP died, and Apps | Add/Remove barfed with an error
I forgot to write down...something that sounded like stale locks in
the rpm db (those __db* jobs). I did an rpm -rebuild and hit the hay.

Trying it again tonight, it hung with "Retrieving Software Information"
blinking at me forever. so I cancelled that and did it again. That
time it worked.

So..this tells me that it's interrogating repositories to discover any
new packages that may have been added as Standard or Optional
packages in order to add them to the Package Manager lists?

Is that correct?

27th April 2006, 06:48 AM
Yes, the add/remove packages thing queries and updates its lists.