reinstall package after deleting some files
inode0 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 06:33:54 UTC 2007
On Dec 9, 2007 11:07 PM, Tom Poe <tompoe at fngi.net> wrote:
> I want to reinstall fresh, after inadvertently deleting some files from
> two packages: jacktrip and qjackctl. System still shows rpms present,
> so it seemed reasonable to try:
> rpm -e jacktrip and then running # yum install *jacktrip*
> when I ran:
> # rpm -q qjackctl
> then, rpm -e qjackctl, it balked.
> # rpm -e qjackctl
> error: Failed dependencies:
> qjackctl is needed by (installed)
> Do I need to backtrack through all of the apps and dependencies? Is
> there an easier way to get yum to reinstall qjackctl as a single package?
> Happy Holidays, Tom
Consider whether or not to use the --oldpackage rpm option or one of
its friends when re-installing the rpm in question.
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