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Re: rawhide report: 20060716 changes



On 7/16/06, Erwin Rol <mailinglists erwinrol com> wrote:
On Sun, 2006-07-16 at 18:47 +0200, Erwin Rol wrote:
Another problem now is that a lot of rpm's are now double installed and
somehow this prevents dependency checking of yum from working as it
seems to only see the first package, for example i get the following
error;

Error: Missing Dependency: gnome-python2-desktop = 2.15.3-4 is needed by
package gnome-python2-nautilus-cd-burner

rpm -q gnome-python2-nautilus-cd-burner  shows;
gnome-python2-nautilus-cd-burner-2.15.3-4
gnome-python2-nautilus-cd-burner-2.15.4-1

And this happens for loads of packages. I am now trying to remove the
double ones one by one.

Is there anyway to clean up this mess in a more automated way ? Cause i
do not hope i have to remove over 1000 RPMS one by one.

- Erwin

I use the following bash alias to produce a list of all the duplicate packages:
    alias rpmDups='rpm -q `rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME}\n" | sort | uniq -d`'

'rpmDups >dupFiles'  puts them all in a file. I would CAREFULLY review
and edit out the ones you want to keep (e.g., the newest versions,
kernel and kernel-devel packages, etc.).

WARNING: Be very careful not to remove something you need....

tom
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Tom London


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