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Old 05-29-2004, 05:59 AM   #1
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RPMs:"already installed" or "not installed?"

I 'd like to install an rpm (wingide2.0-2.0.0-b3 ), but as you see there is a problem:

[root@localhost WingIDEpython]# rpm -U *.rpm
package wingide2.0-2.0.0-b3 is already installed
[root@localhost WingIDEpython]# rpm -V *.rpm
package wingide2.0-2.0.0-b3.i386.rpm is not installed
[root@localhost WingIDEpython]# rpm -q -l *.rpm
package wingide2.0-2.0.0-b3.i386.rpm is not installed
root@localhost root]# cd /home/kostas/tmp/WingIDEpython
[root@localhost WingIDEpython]# rpm -U *.rpm
package wingide2.0-2.0.0-b3 is already installed

Can somebody explain?

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Old 05-29-2004, 06:03 AM   #2
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How about rpm -q wingide2.0? If that doesn't show it as installed, maybe your RPM database is corrupted. Try rpm --rebuilddb and see if it helps at all. BTW rpm -U <package> will install the package even if it is not already installed. Use rpm -F to only upgrade it if it already exists.
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rpm -ivh --force Wingide*.rpm


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