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Old 05-25-2005, 03:42 AM   #1
jojojo
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problem installing again


Below are my problems:


Code:
[root@localhost jo]# rpm -ivh mplayer-1*
warning: mplayer-1.0-0.16.pre7.1.fc3.src.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID e42d547b
error: cannot create %sourcedir /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES
 
Old 05-25-2005, 09:55 PM   #2
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Is it possible that the /usr/src/redhat directory doesn't exist yet?

mkdir /usr/src/redhat

and then retry install.
 
Old 05-26-2005, 01:15 AM   #3
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the warning tells you theres a problem with the security of the rpm package, check out this link for a response to someone who has had a similar problem. but, as it says, it is only a warning.. and isnt the cause of the 'error' at all.

as ubertnut said, try creating the directory:
Code:
mkdir -p /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES
the -p option creates all parent directories as necessary.. although it doesnt make sense that the cause is that it cant make that directory
 
  


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