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Old 07-31-2003, 12:41 AM   #1
matt_w_lambert
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help with RPM


ok i tryed to install mplayer with rpm somthing went wrong and it didn't get fully installed but it won't let me erase them i try
rpm -e package1 package2 package3
because when i try to erase one at a time it won't because they are dependant on one another
 
Old 07-31-2003, 12:44 AM   #2
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did you put && between each package name?
 
Old 07-31-2003, 12:52 AM   #3
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i put
rpm -e mplayer-gui && mplayer-common && mplayer-skin
but it says mplayer is depentant on mplayer common
like it is skipping the && and just doing
rpm -e mplayer-gui
 
Old 07-31-2003, 02:42 AM   #4
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just do:

rpm -e mplayer-gui mplayer-common mplayer-skin
 
Old 07-31-2003, 11:52 PM   #5
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i tryed that but it runs for a long time but does nothing i typed that it in and it ran for a few hours and still nothing
 
Old 07-31-2003, 11:54 PM   #6
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wow i just tryed that agin and it took like 3 seconds to erase the packages hmmm
 
Old 08-01-2003, 04:18 AM   #7
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Be prepared to face this problem quite often. Annoying bug. Each time it happens you can follow these instructions to get things working:

http://www.rpm.org/hintskinks/repairdb/

Hope this helps.

Cheers,
Dominique
 
  


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