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Old 08-02-2003, 09:42 PM   #16
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what you do is you uninstall mozilla-mail and mozilla-psm before uninstalling mozilla. You never posted this error in this post..you said you couldnt uninstall it using rpm -e??
 
Old 08-03-2003, 09:28 AM   #17
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> did a man rpm and learned a couple things :P i can use the nodeps option and
> not have it do a dependency check. I was wondering if I can just do that...
> (since I probably wont use mozilla mail 1.2.1 or mozilla psm 1.2.1 since i
> already have mozilla 1.4)

That's the spirit!! Reading manual pages, using help forums a little patience
and caution ... I see you becoming accustomed to linux in no time!! Really!
Now, about the mozilla 1.2 uninstalling: respect dependencies - don't force
rpm to install/uninstall rpms that leave unsatisfied dependencies.
Dependencies are there for a reason - respect them if you want a peace of
mind. Now to uninstall mozilla:

-- See what packets depend on mozilla:

rpm -q --whatrequires mozilla
<depend1>
<depend2>
...

-- Remove these programs first:

rpm -ev <depend1>
rpm -ev <depend2>
...

-- Remove mozilla it's self:

rpm -ev mozilla

You can do all these in one go:

rpm -ev mozilla <depend1> <depend2> ...

That's all there is to it!!

Cheers,
Dominique
 
  


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