rpm warning

Artem B. Bityuckiy abityuckiy at yandex.ru
Wed Nov 19 15:58:18 UTC 2003


Tarjei Knapstad wrote:

>On Wed, 2003-11-19 at 15:59, Jay Turner wrote:
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>>On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 05:33:05PM +0300, Artem B. Bityuckiy wrote:
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>>>Jay Turner wrote:
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>>>Yes, I'm wrong, sorry, these warnings appear when I'm trying to 'rpm -i ..'
>>>Is this normal?
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>>They're nothing to be worried about then.  Here's briefly what's going on.
>>You are attempting to install a couple of packages.  RPM looks at the first
>>one and finds out that it requires glibc-2.3.2 in order to function, so RPM
>>adds "glibc = 2.3.2" to it's dependency stack.  Then another package comes
>>along which only requires "glibc <= 2"  Since this is a more general
>>requirement, but isn't in conflict with the first glibc requirement, RPM
>>replaces the "glibc = 2.3.2" requirement with "glibc <= 2" and prints out a
>>message that the change has been made.
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>Uhm, I think you missed the unfortunate linewrap in the OP. RPM is
>reporting:
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>warning: package glibc = 2.3.2-101 was already added, replacing with
>glibc <= 2.3.2-101
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>My guess is the OP is trying to install the 2.3.2-101 glibc RPM when in
>fact it's allready installed. 
>
>For your future installs though, it's a lot better to update packages
>instead of using -i for installing. This way older packages will be
>replaced with new ones, you'll get an error if you try upgrading to a
>package that's allready there, and packages that are not in your
>installation at all will be installed as if rpm -i was used.
>
>The command 'rpm -Uvh <your packages>' will give you some nice output
>wrt. what's going on.
>
>Cheers,
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>Tarjei
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Thanks guys!

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Artem B. Bityckiy






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