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Old 11-18-2003, 01:08 PM   #1
jaan kaer
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there is wine and there is no wine at the same time!


strange things happen with my wine: it does not work, synaptic crashes when i try to uninstall it and when i try to install it, it says i already have it installed!!
please help.
there are my error messages (fedora core 1):

[root@localhost eewald]# yum install wine
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Linux 1 - i386 - core
Server: Fedora Linux 1 - i386 - freshrpms
Server: Fedora Linux 1 - i386 - updates
Finding updated packages
Downloading needed headers
wine is installed and is the latest version.
No actions to take
[root@localhost eewald]# yum remove wine
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Linux 1 - i386 - core
Server: Fedora Linux 1 - i386 - freshrpms
Server: Fedora Linux 1 - i386 - updates
Finding updated packages
Downloading needed headers
Resolving dependencies
Dependencies resolved
I will do the following:
[erase: wine 20031016-1rh73winehq.i386]
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Running test transaction:
Test transaction complete, Success!
error reading information on service wine: No such file or directory
error: %preun(wine-20031016-1rh73winehq) scriptlet failed, exit status 1
Erased: wine 20031016-1rh73winehq.i386
Transaction(s) Complete
[root@localhost eewald]# wine
bash: wine: command not found
[root@localhost eewald]#
 
Old 11-18-2003, 04:30 PM   #2
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There should be '--force' command or one with similar result available when installing a package. It should work and install it for you.
 
Old 11-22-2003, 07:50 AM   #3
jaan kaer
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apt-get --force install wine
or
yum --force install wine
won't work.
does anyone know is there a wrong command or am i missing something else?
 
Old 11-22-2003, 04:19 PM   #4
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I meant 'rpm -i package --force'. You need to download the package before you start.
 
  


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