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Re: [redhat] Python/RPM problems

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  • Michael Klinteberg
    ... From: kjorviss To: Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2003 2:55 PM Subject: [redhat] Python/RPM problems ... To
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 7, 2003
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "kjorviss" <orviss@...>
      To: <redhat@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2003 2:55 PM
      Subject: [redhat] Python/RPM problems


      > Hi Guys,
      >
      > I have a real problem with a Python installation on RedHat9. I
      > installed the rpms and everthing was fine, or so I thought. Here is
      > some output fromone of the packages:
      >
      > rpm -ivh python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg.i386.rpm
      > warning: python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature:
      > NOKEY, key ID fd71b297
      > Preparing...
      > ########################################### [100%]
      > package python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg is already installed
      >
      > rpm -e python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg.i386.rpm
      > error: package python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg.i386.rpm is not installed
      >

      To erase you have to do "rpm -e packageNAME" not "rpm -e packageFILE"
      In your case I think it should be "rpm -e python2.3-tools"

      /Klintan
    • James Drabb
      ... Also, to see what package owns a file, use rpm -qf /path/to/file. Jim Drabb -- James Drabb Senior Programmer Analyst Davenport, FL USA
      Message 2 of 5 , Oct 7, 2003
        On Tue, 2003-10-07 at 16:19, Michael Klinteberg wrote:
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "kjorviss" <orviss@...>
        > To: <redhat@yahoogroups.com>
        > Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2003 2:55 PM
        > Subject: [redhat] Python/RPM problems
        >
        >
        > > Hi Guys,
        > >
        > > I have a real problem with a Python installation on RedHat9. I
        > > installed the rpms and everthing was fine, or so I thought. Here is
        > > some output fromone of the packages:
        > >
        > > rpm -ivh python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg.i386.rpm
        > > warning: python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature:
        > > NOKEY, key ID fd71b297
        > > Preparing...
        > > ########################################### [100%]
        > > package python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg is already installed
        > >
        > > rpm -e python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg.i386.rpm
        > > error: package python2.3-tools-2.3-5pydotorg.i386.rpm is not installed
        > >
        >
        > To erase you have to do "rpm -e packageNAME" not "rpm -e packageFILE"
        > In your case I think it should be "rpm -e python2.3-tools"
        >
        > /Klintan

        Also, to see what package owns a file, use rpm -qf /path/to/file.

        Jim Drabb
        --
        James Drabb
        Senior Programmer Analyst
        Davenport, FL USA
      • Kevin Orviss
        Thanks Michael, It was the fact that I was mentioning the package file name instead of the name, don t ask me why I didn t think of that! Kevin [Non-text
        Message 3 of 5 , Oct 9, 2003
          Thanks Michael,

          It was the fact that I was mentioning the package file name instead of the name, don't ask me why I didn't think of that!

          Kevin



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        • Godwin Stewart
          And Thus Spake Kevin Orviss (on Thu, 9 Oct 2003 ... Believe me, you re not the first to fall for that one. Nor will you be the last :)
          Message 4 of 5 , Oct 9, 2003
            And Thus Spake "Kevin Orviss" <orviss@...> (on Thu, 9 Oct 2003
            19:56:35 +0100):

            > It was the fact that I was mentioning the package file name instead of the
            > name, don't ask me why I didn't think of that!

            Believe me, you're not the first to fall for that one. Nor will you be the
            last :)

            --
            G. Stewart -- gstewart@... -- gstewart@...
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