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Re: RPM Database Corruption



> Subject: Re: RPM Database Corruption
> From: Jeremy Portzer <jeremyp@pobox.com>
> To: rpm-list@redhat.com
> CC: edwarner99@yahoo.com
> Date: 29 May 2003 10:27:28 -0400
> 
> On Wed, 2003-05-28 at 17:18, edwarner99@yahoo.com
> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > From what I've read, when you do a -U it doesn't
> > remove the old package. Right?
> > 
> > Is there a need to keep the old install?
> > 
> 
> You've read wrong.  -U performs an upgrade -- the
> old version is
> replaced with the new one.  There is no "old
> install" to keep.
> 
> You should consider reading the man page for rpm. 
> Type "man rpm" at a
> shell prompt.
> 
> HTH,
> 
> Jeremy

Makes sense, but why do I have left over remnants from
the old program? I -U mozilla.

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