On Sunday 21 December 2008 22:00:16 DB wrote: > Anne Wilson wrote: > > On Sunday 21 December 2008 21:21:01 DB wrote: > >> Anne Wilson wrote: > >>> On Sunday 21 December 2008 20:21:10 DB wrote: > >>>> error: Failed dependencies: > >>>> pygpgme is needed by yum-3.2.20-5.fc9.noarch > >>>> python-iniparse is needed by yum-3.2.20-5.fc9.noarch > >>> > >>> So what happened when you installed these? > >>> > >>> Anne > >> > >> Hi Anne, > >> > >> any suggestions on an address from which to attempt to install them with > >> RPM??? > > > > No, but 'rpm -qi pygpgme' and 'rpm -qi python-iniparse' both tell me that > > they were provided by Fedora Project. I can only suggest that you might > > have a mirror problem? > > > > python-iniparse was updated on the 12th December, so is it possible that > > some glitch during that upgrade caused your problem? Dirty electricity > > sounds a far more likely culprit than packagekit. > > > > Anne > > My results: > > [Dave localhost ~]$ rpm -qi pygpgme > package pygpgme is not installed > [Dave localhost ~]$ rpm -qi python-iniparse > package python-iniparse is not installed > [Dave localhost ~]$ > > Is there a way to tell rpm to go off and search a specific repo? If they are not installed 'yum install packagename' should pull them in - and you can list both packages in one command. > I > tried rpm --whatprovides yum but that evidently is not acceptable! It's not apparent from the help file, but I think the command is 'rpm -q whatprovides ....' but I don't think that would have helped in this situation. I'd try yum install pygpgme python-iniparse yum > (The > joys of trying to learn a new system! 20 years ago, I had great battles > with the hard copy manuals.......) > Strange things go wrong when you are first learning, and sometimes it's hard to know why, but you should soon settle to it, once you get this sorted out. Anne
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