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Re: rawhide report: 20060716 changes



Le dimanche 16 juillet 2006 à 22:21 +0200, Hans de Goede a écrit :
> 
> Tom London wrote:
> > 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
> 
> Better try this attached script I've especially created for situations
> like this, run it with its output redirected to a file then do:
> rpm -e `cat file`
> 
> In between you might want to review the list, but I've had no problems
> with it only bug is that with 2 packages versioned like this:
> name-1.1-9 name-1.1-10
> 
> it adds the name-1.1-10 to the list of packages to be uninstalled
> instead of the old one, this does no harm and the next yum update will
> fix it.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Hans

Thanks a lot, I mean it !

It seems it made a real cleaning of the system, I don't know what I did
but found rawhide without any kernel installed. I installed the latest
with chroot.

Thanks again ! :)


-- 
Thomas Canniot
http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/ThomasCanniot

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