Meteor run error Error: SQLITE_BUSY: database is locked

I’m getting this error when I’m trying to run meteor locally.

Error: SQLITE_BUSY: database is locked
at Object.Future.wait (/Users/costacs/.meteor/packages/meteor-tool/.
at [object Object]._.extend._execute (/tools/packaging/catalog/catalog-remote.js:368:22)
at [object Object]._.extend.begin (/tools/packaging/catalog/catalog-remote.js:98:13)
at runOnce (/tools/packaging/catalog/catalog-remote.js:211:11)
at [object Object]._.extend._serialize (/tools/packaging/catalog/catalog-remote.js:178:14)
at [object Object]._.extend.runInTransaction (/tools/packaging/catalog/catalog-remote.js:244:21)
at [object Object]._.extend.initialize (/tools/packaging/catalog/catalog-remote.js:725:20)
at /tools/cli/main.js:748:20
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This is happening for apps I tried to run. The meteor version is

For me this happened after I hit ^C while a (mistyped) meteor command was running (on Windows).

Fixed it by just deleting the package metadata in (%HOME%/AppData/Local | ~)/.meteor/package-metadata.