[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: F10 and Gnome - not root login



On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 15:53 -0800, Aldo Foot wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 2:08 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:
> >> # rpm -V python
> >> package python is not installed
> >
> > You are saying that the affected system after fresh install appears to
> > not have the python package installed? If that is true that will break
> > far more than just firstboot..far more.  In fact its pretty hard to
> > imagine having a desktop Fedora system without python installed.
> >
> > That's bad enough...but its worse..what you are telling me is not
> > self-consistent from an rpm based install process standpoint.  Here's
> > is a summary of what you are saying to me, just for clarity.
> >
> > /usr/bin/python   exists
> > /usr/bin/python2  exists
> > but the python package itself is not installed.
> >
> > That is inconsistent information.
> 
> To clarify:
> /usr/bin/python   does not exist
> /usr/bin/python2 exists and is an empty link to a non-existent
> /usr/bin/python binary.
> 
> > rpm -qf /usr/bin/python     will tell you which package(s) the rpm
> > system thinks "own" the /usr/bin/python file in the rpm sense.
> 
> I know this is odd. I cannot even run a yum command on this system.
> Here's what I get:
> 
> # ls -la /usr/bin/python
> ls: cannot access /usr/bin/python: No such file or directory
How about finding a python tarball and installing it. Just to get things
started.
--
=======================================================================
It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you
are an exceptionally good liar. -- Jerome K. Jerome
=======================================================================
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam sbcglobal net


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]