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RE: Cleaning out the cruft [FC4 upgrade aftermath] FOLLOWUP



Jim wrote:
> Don Levey wrote:
> 

>> So I queried the RPM database to see if it was still holding both:
>> [root dauphin apt]# rpm -q librsvg2
>> librsvg2-2.6.4-2
>> librsvg2-2.9.5-2
>> 
>> 
> Use rpm as root and run the below command to remove only the database
> entry for libr svg2-2.6.4-2. The reason to only remove the database
> entry is that the later package probably replaced files with common
> names and locations with newer versions of the same filename and
> directory location.
> 
> rpm -e librsvg2-2.6.4-2 --justdb
> 
> The database entry should be gone and then you want to ensure that the
> later package is intact and no missing files or filesize changes
> effect the remaining package.
> 
> rpm -q librsvg2
> or
> rpm -q librsvg2-2.9.5-2
> 
> should come back with no output, signifying everything is there as
> intended by the rpm installation. If the output does not come back
> blank, reinstall the latest package with
> rpm -Uvh librsvg2-2.9.5-2*.rpm --replacefiles --replacepkg
> this should replace any changed files or leftover package elements
> that may be lingering on the system.
> 
> Jim
> 
Excellent - that did it!  Thanks!
Now on to DVDs, and recording...
 -Don


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