[linux] RPM is acting up
tobin at u.washington.edu
Thu Jan 8 18:35:49 PST 2004
Maybe rpm --rebuilddb ?
or if the rpm database is really broken the following site helped me out:
On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Marie Tessier wrote:
> I am running RedHat 9.0. I wanted to try uninstalling and reinstalling
> OpenOffice because it was misbehaving. So I tried
> rpm -e openoffice-1.0.2-4.i386
> It took forever and I eventually tried to kill the rpm process. That
> did not work so I rebooted. Now, whenever I try to install that version
> of openoffice, rpm insists that it is already installed. Whenever I try
> to uninstall it, rpm replies that it is not installed. I can't find
> openoffice anywhere on my system (even the icons were deleted) so I am
> inclined to say it is NOT installed. What do I do to convince rpm of this?
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