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Old 09-01-2002, 05:08 AM   #1
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3.0.2 to 3.0.3


in order to install KDE 3.0.3, do i have to erase 3.0.2? i downloaded a couple of the rpms, but there's dependencies because 3.0.2 is still there. 3.0.3 is suppose to use the same files and directories....

any suggestions?
 
Old 09-01-2002, 05:41 AM   #2
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Don't use RPMs, use the source!
 
Old 09-01-2002, 06:35 AM   #3
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If you are confident that you have everything to get 3.0.3 working, try --nodeps --force options for rpm command. But do it at your own risk.
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Old 09-01-2002, 03:57 PM   #4
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source...

ok...but if i use the source how would that solve my problem...it would still want to replace my existing 3.0.2 files...
 
Old 09-01-2002, 04:02 PM   #5
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well you upgrade and not install. there are much newer rpms available for gcc than that though, why do you want to upgrade by that tiny amount? presumably when you upgrade you weill need update the gcc-c++ and glibc packaegs among others... well.. upgrade them... there's no benefit in having 3.0.2 adn 3.0.3 side by side if that's what you were thinking
 
Old 09-01-2002, 04:10 PM   #6
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right...

i want to upgrade to 3.0.3, but it won't let me with the rpms because the 3.0.2 files are already there...and it tells me the files are needed for kde 3.0.2

so i'm wondering...is it safe to just -nodep them and install all of kde 3.0.3 or would there some benefit in compiling it from source....?
 
Old 09-01-2002, 04:31 PM   #7
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no, you satisfy the dependencies.... that's the while point of it... get tehm from rpmfind.net if you've not got them already.
 
Old 09-02-2002, 01:28 PM   #8
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Try installing using the "upgrade" feature rather than "Install" them.

If you are at command line:
rpm -Ivh filename.rpm Is NOT what you want;

rpm -Uvh filename.rpm IS what you want.

Good luck, and I think you are really wasting your time, going from a barely released version to a barely released version, there won't be much of a difference. If I were you, I'd wait until 3.1 comes out. But this is not meant to stop you from getting it going your way, that's part of the fun right?

Good luck
 
Old 09-02-2002, 02:48 PM   #9
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i'm all good now...thanks
 
  


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