Recieving 'Subprocess failed' when trying to patch using zypper

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Any flavor of SUSE Linux that uses the rpm database.


Customer was trying to patch a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and was receiving the error: Subprocess failed


By following the advice in 'TID# 7004708 - RPM Database Corrupt'  a resolution was achieved.

     RPM Database Corrupt


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  • Document ID:7023861
  • Creation Date: 08-May-2019
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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