[CentOS] hdr SHA1: BAD, not hex

Mon Oct 3 17:42:08 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Got a problem with one workstation. What I'm seeing, from a yum update
> (saw it with make whatis first):
> <snip>
> Running rpm_check_debug
> error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping h#    1211 hdr SHA1: BAD, not hex
> <repeated many times>
> <snip>
> ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve:
> libicui18n.so.36 is needed by boost-1.33.1-10.el5_7.3.i386
> libicuuc.so.36 is needed by boost-1.33.1-10.el5_7.3.i386
> Complete!
> (1, [u'Please report this error in
> http://bugs.centos.org/set_project.php?project_id=16&ref=http://bugs.centos.org/bug_report_page.php?category=yum'])
> <snip>
> Are there any workarounds, or do I need to file this bug?

Well, I found my own workaround: rpm --rebuilddb, then yum clean all.