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Old 02-24-2003, 05:01 PM   #1
benoit
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reinstall


Hi,

I've looked at some other threads. They suggest reinstalling BASH when someone gets an error like

failed dependecies

/bin/sh is needeed


I tried to reinstall Bash but it tells me that the rpm is already installed. How can I force the installation. I use rpm -U as a command line.

Thanks
 
Old 02-24-2003, 05:26 PM   #2
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Re: reinstall

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Hi,

I've looked at some other threads. They suggest reinstalling BASH when someone gets an error like

failed dependecies

/bin/sh is needeed


I tried to reinstall Bash but it tells me that the rpm is already installed. How can I force the installation. I use rpm -U as a command line.

Thanks
That's not bash, thats the bourne shell. Like it states, your probably already using bash and its installed, you need to install the bourne shell.
 
Old 02-25-2003, 04:06 PM   #3
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I tried to install the bourne shell (http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/Applications_Shells.html) but I got the same message so I deceided to go with a more manual way and install gz.tar version of the rpm I wanted.

I little more work but I ran the ./setup.sh and the program installed itself.
 
Old 02-25-2003, 04:12 PM   #4
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/bin/sh is bash in RedHat.

He needed to do a "rpm -ivh --force bash.rpm and it should've worked...
 
  


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