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Old 09-10-2003, 10:12 AM   #1
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did checkinstall cripple my system ?


i used checkinstall to make a few source's into rpm's
the rpm's worked fine, later, i removed some packages i had installed and created with checkinstall.

next time i tried to boot my system, most bootup tasks [FAILED]

and X would not start...

some .so files were missing, could the rpm's have been mal formed and removed these shared librarys when whey were removed ????

maybe bogus depenedancy data ???

or was it all likely to be a coincedence ???
i did install and remove again many packages attempting to fulfill a large failed dependency list.

thanx for any opinions.
 
Old 09-10-2003, 08:46 PM   #2
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"did checkinstall cripple my system ?"

Your problem is more likely to be that the rpm data base was accidently corrupted. See man rpm on how to rebuild a broken rpm data base.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 10:01 PM   #3
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yes, but accidently corrupted by what ? checkinstall ?
 
Old 09-12-2003, 10:12 PM   #4
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"yes, but accidently corrupted by what ? checkinstall ?"

Possibly. Or possibly one of the other programs that accesses your rpm data base.

"a large failed dependency list."

This could have been your first symptom of something being wrong with your rpm data base.
 
  


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