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Re: yum problem after bad shutdown



On Thursday 15 November 2007 14:04:21 Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I've been unable to "yum update" my Fedora-7 laptop for a couple of days,
> because I apparently need a recent "kdebase3",
> which I cannot locate.
>
> ----------------------------------------
> [tim elizabeth ~]$ sudo
> yum --exclude=kdeartwork,kdebase-devel,kdebindings,kdeaddons update
> ...
> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> Error: Missing Dependency: kdebase3 >= 3.5.8 is needed by package
> kdebindings
> Error: Missing Dependency: kdebase3 >= 3.5.8 is needed by package kdeaddons
> Error: Missing Dependency: kdebase-libs = 6:3.5.8-3.fc7 is needed by
> package kdebase-devel
> Error: Missing Dependency: kdebase3 >= 3.5.8 is needed by package
> kdeartwork [tim elizabeth ~]$ sudo
> yum --exclude=kdeartwork,kdebase-devel,kdebindings,kdeaddons update
> ----------------------------------------
>
> What happened was that my laptop ran out of battery
> in the middle of a yum update,
> and I assume that that was the cause of the trouble.
>
> I'm slightly puzzled that my exclude= did not have the required effect?
>
> But my main query is how to deal with the requirement for kdebase3.
> I do not seem to have any file of that name,
> and do not see where it would come from.
>
> Any and all suggestions and advice gratefully received.

try 
yum install yum-utils
package-cleanup --cleandupes


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