RPM & Mysql

dan info at hostinthebox.net
Wed Jan 26 19:17:57 UTC 2005

elkef wrote:
> Thanks for the quick reply
> If I click on the rpm in kde I get the "open with" dialogue screen.
> When I do
>  > rpm -U --allfiles MySQL-server-4.1.9-0.i386.rpm
> in the terminal I get :
> warning: MySQL-server-4.1.9-0.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 
> 5072e1f5
> error: Failed dependencies:
>         libmysqlclient.so.10 is needed by (installed) 
> perl-DBD-MySQL-2.9003-5.i386
>         libmysqlclient.so.10 is needed by (installed) 
> libdbi-dbd-mysql-0.6.5-9.i386
>         libmysqlclient.so.10 is needed by (installed) 
> MyODBC-2.50.39-19.i386
>         libmysqlclient_r.so.10 is needed by (installed) 
> MySQL-python-0.9.2-4.i386
> When I type chkconfig he gives me no error at all but no information 
> either.
> I know it is located in /sbin/ but it does nothing...
> On 26 Jan 2005, at 19:42, dan wrote:
>> elkef wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> I have a problem with upgrading MySQL
>>> I downloaded the rpm from dev.mysql.com
>>> Try to install it by clicking on it (in KDE) Which did not work, then 
>>> tried to install it with rpm -U MySQL...
>>> But this does not work either!
>>> On top of that I am used to using chkconfig (on suse) wich used to 
>>> work perfectly well, but on fedora this does not seem to work.
>>> Can anyone help me? Or is it only Suse that has an easy rpm manager?
>>> Thank you very much!
>> Can you start out by telling us exactly what you saw when you clicked 
>> on it in KDE, and exactly what you saw when you tried to "rpm -U 
>> MySQL..", and all that?
>> I see this day after day, people will post here without any real 
>> information, which makes it more difficult for us to efficiently 
>> answer your questions.
>> I don't think that using an "Easy RPM Manager" will help you.  I think 
>> it's a better idea to have a good understanding of how this all works, 
>> regardless of which tool you use.
>> Thanks
>> -dant


I do not think that the --allfiles switch is necessary.  What happens if 
you omit that?  I am not sure that -U and --allfiles are to be used 


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