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[ale] RPM DB Problems
- Subject: [ale] RPM DB Problems
- From: kaboom at gatech.edu (Chris Ricker)
- Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2002 08:18:57 -0700 (MST)
On 3 Mar 2002, Michael Golden wrote:
> I subscribe to the Mandrake Cooker development list and this issue has
> gone through there before. None of the mirrors currently support apt
> because for some reason they stopped updating the package lists that apt
> uses and urpmi uses a different format. This occured sometime around
> December or January.
Did you try that Norwegian site pointed from the HOWTO? I don't mandrake,
so I have no idea if it's current, but it is still apt-get'able.
> I have run this over and over again. It does not appear to ever actually
> delete the header because when I run "rpm -qa" again I get the same
> error with the same package except that the header instance number has
> moved up by 4. I repeat with the new number and it again moves up by 4.
Do you have multiple instances installed?
rpm -e --allmatches kdetoys
to clobber all of 'em.
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