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Old 11-22-2004, 11:01 PM   #1
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[SOLVED] RPM - dependencies going round in circle!

Fedora Core 3
Trying to install httpd-2.0.52-3.1.i386.rpm

I have resolved all dependencies apart from -

httpd-2.0.52-3.1.i386.rpm --dependancy--> httpd-suexec-2.0.52-3.1.i386.rpm
httpd-suexec-2.0.52-3.1.i386.rpm --dependancy--> httpd-2.0.52-3.1.i386.rpm

Caught in a circle as can't seem to install one without the other!

Any ideas?

Last edited by The_JinJ; 11-22-2004 at 11:27 PM.
Old 11-22-2004, 11:10 PM   #2
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Try installing them simultaneously

but uhrm, I'd also try asking whoever supplied the rpm
Old 11-22-2004, 11:10 PM   #3
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rpm -Uhv httpd-suexec-2.0.52-3.1.i386.rpm httpd-2.0.52-3.1.i386.rpm
that installs em both at the same time
if it still wont work pass it the --nodeps flag
Old 11-22-2004, 11:15 PM   #4
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ok, you have the rpm files...create a new directory in your home directory, name it...JinJ, and move the rpm files into it. then open a terminal such as konsole or xterm, cd into JinJ and type

your password
rpm -ivh *.rpm

and they should install for you...
Old 11-22-2004, 11:16 PM   #5
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Thanks guys - doing them both at once worked Never thought of that.
I had tried to use --force but it didn't work....

Thanks again!!
Old 11-22-2004, 11:18 PM   #6
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You could download and install apt4rpm, which is available (I think) from

Set it up as per the instructions, and then you should be able to run
aptget install httpd
and it will automatically download and install httpd, and all dependancies.

I hope this helps
Old 11-23-2004, 04:09 AM   #7
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If you had used yum or apt, you wouldn't have faced such problems. I'd urge you to take some time and setup either yum or apt, you'll be amazed at how much time and effort you'll save yourself when it comes to package managment on your system.


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