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Re: rolling back 2 rpms which were installed with rpm --nodeps



On Monday, Dec 8th 2003 at 16:56 +0200, quoth sting sting:

=>Hello,
=>On my system ,RH7.3. accidentally 2 (very important indeed) rpms were 
=>installed .
=>They were installed with rpm --nodeps
=>the 2 rpms are :
=>glib
=>glibc-common
=>
=>
=>Now , I need glib-devel for development needs:
=>(for example, files like stdio.h , and other , which I need for compilation, 
=>are missing.
=>
=>
=>Is there a way to "roll back" so that the former glibc and glibc-common will 
=>be installed ?
=>
=>(I cannot of course do rpm -e --nodeps glibc , because glibc is a dominant
=>lib).
=>
=>regards,
=>john

Oo! Oo! (said Tooty to Muldoon)

I'm gonna take a stab at this one, even though I'm not qualified. (If I 
get it right this will increase my confidence and make me more dangerous.)

rpm -e --justdb stuffgoeshere

will get rid of the entry(s) from the rpm database. That will allow you to 
start with a fresh shot at using -Uvh.

-- 
Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like a banana. Stranger things have  .0.
happened but none stranger than this. Does your driver's license say Organ ..0
Donor?Black holes are where God divided by zero. Listen to me! We are all- 000
individuals! What if this weren't a hypothetical question?
steveo at syslang.net




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