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Old 06-11-2008, 06:14 AM   #1
Selvanind
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How could I get rid of this error? "RPM package is not installed"


Hi,
I have created an RPM file for the MAVEN Source using the command "rpmbuild -ba mvn.spec".
i can install the rpm using "rpm -ivh Apache-maven-2.0.9.rpm". But when I try to uninstall using "rpm -e Apache-maven", I get the error

"error: package Apache-maven is not installed"..

The content of My spec file is

Summary: A program that installs Maven2.0.9 from source code.
Name: Apache-maven
Version: 2.0.9
Release: 3
Source0: apache-maven-2.0.9-bin.tar.gz
License: ObjectStyle License
Group: Development

%description
Building maven

%prep
%setup -c

%build
%install
%clean




Why it is happening? Plz help me in this issue.
Thanks in advance...

Last edited by Selvanind; 06-11-2008 at 06:23 AM.
 
Old 06-11-2008, 06:19 AM   #2
reddazz
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Hi and welcome to LQ.

What happens when you do
Code:
rpm -qa | grep -i apache
 
Old 06-12-2008, 01:35 AM   #3
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Not yet resolved...

[root@localhost srpms]# rpm -qa | grep -i apache
Apache-maven-debuginfo-2.0.8-3
[root@localhost srpms]#


two files are created in srpms(Apache-maven-2.0.8-3.src.rpm) and rpms(Apache-maven-debuginfo-2.0.8-3.i386.rpm).but the file in rpms is only get installed.the other one after installing when we try to uninstall,its showing "error : package is not installed"...

After installing RPM in linux machine where maven is not installed,when we try to run the mvn command,it's showing mvn command not found.
 
Old 06-12-2008, 06:41 AM   #4
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Well, from the output, it seems like Apache-maven is not installed. You only installed the debuginfo rpm which you can uninstall by doing "rpm -e Apache-maven-debuginfo".
 
  


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