Yum is kicking because of glibc-common conflicts

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski D.Mierzejewski at icm.edu.pl
Mon May 21 09:08:51 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 11:08:14AM -0600, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 12:37:38PM -0400, Arch Willingham wrote:
> > You are right....I tried that and got:
> > rpm -qa |grep glibc-common
> > glibc-common-2.5.90-22
> > glibc-common-2.5.90-21
> In a package 'yum-utils' there is something called 'package-cleanup'.
> It has an option to list all duplicates.
> > I then ran 'rpm -e --nodeps glibc-common-2.5.90-21.rpm' which whacked the
> > duplicate package.
> Actually it is better idea here to remove glibc-common-2.5.90-22
> and run 'yup update' again.  The catch is that 'rpm -e ...'
> possibly removed various files which belonged to both 2.5.90-21 and
> 2.5.90-22.  If you will do now 'rpm -V glibc-common' then chances
> are that you will get a slew of 'missing' (unless by now you got an
> update to even a newer version of glibc).

There's always --justdb, which doesn't remove any files. --noscripts
might come in handy, too.


Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <rathann*at*icm.edu.pl>
Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling
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