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Re: rpm help



On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 09:14:15AM -0400, Bradley D. Pierson wrote:

> [root Bradley root]# rpm -e w3m-el-common-1.3.5-2
> /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.62477: line 6: syntax error: unexpected end of file
> error: %preun(w3m-el-common-1.3.5-2) scriptlet failed, exit status 2
> 
> What do I need to do to get rid of the second version.  I forgot to tell
> you that this is the old one.

There was a missing "fi" in the  preun scriptlet of w3m-el-common, you
can successfully remove the rpm by doing:

rpm --noscripts -e w3m-el-common-1.3.5-2

This has since been fixed in later versions of the package.

Paul




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