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Old 09-19-2003, 02:32 PM   #1
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glibc-common dependency blues...

Running AS 2.1

"rpm -qa | grep glibc" displays the below:


I am trying to use "rpm -Uvh glibc-common-2.2.4-32.3.i386.rpm" to upgrade glibc-common-2.2.4-26 to glibc-common-2.2.4-32.3.

The error I get is as follows:

failed dependencies:
glibc-common = 2.2.4-26 is needed by glibc-2.2.4-26

It looks like 2.2.4-26 dependent on its self... Why can't I upgrade 2.2.4-26 to 2.2.4-32.3?

Old 09-19-2003, 02:37 PM   #2
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well that means you will you will have to take care of glibc itself before tackling glibc-common ... and may i just note that the minor version is the only difference -26 as opposed to -32 so its really not that necessary to put yourself through hell to upgrade it as its the same version and there will be next to no difference ....
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When I try to run"rpm -Uvh glibc-2.2.4-32.3.i386.rpm" first, I get the below error:

failed dependencies:
glibc-common = 2.2.4-32.3 is needed by glibc-2.2.4-32.3

This means I need to install glibc-common before the main... right?
So then I try to install common first and it tells me its dependent upon its self.
Old 09-19-2003, 06:23 PM   #4
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Did you know you call put both rpm's on one command line? That way, the dependencies are taken care of.

"rpm -Uvh glibc*rpm" will work assuming "ls glibc*rpm" gives you those two files.

Please pass this information on. It gets tiresome answering this same question.
Old 09-19-2003, 07:08 PM   #5
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Woot!!! That worked.

I did use Advanced Search and spend over an hour trying to find the answer without posting... Thank you for your time and patience.



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