redhat 7.0 upgrade woes
Gerry Creager n5jxs
gerry at cs.tamu.edu
Thu Mar 8 05:40:37 PST 2001
Josip Loncaric wrote:
> One problem I've seen in upgrading 6.2->6.2+updates->7.0->7.0+updates is
> that Red Hat messed up version numbering on about a dozen packages,
> which then did not get updated to 7.0 versions. The most obvious
> problem was gnorpm. Since the updated 6.2 version appeared newer than
> the updated 7.0 version, gnorpm did not get replaced (but the underlying
> libc did) so afterwards gnorpm refused to work (complaining about a
> missing shared library).
> The fix for this is to install the correct gnorpm (and other misnumbered
> packages) using the rpm -Uvh --force ... command, at least until Red Hat
> addresses these version numbering problems.
Hopefully, you had not already installed the RPM updates! If youhad, or
at least, since I had, even --force didn't help!
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