On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 21:01:34 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote: > [I had assumed that -f was the same as --whatprovides .] -f is short for --file and queries the RPM database about which package owns the given file. A package can "provide" more than just files. > Unfortunately this doesn't seem to help with my problem, > which is why I get a large number of dependency errors, > all referring to libssl.so.5 or libcrypto.so.5 , > although both these appear to be in place, > provided by the package openssl-0.9.7f-7.i686.rpm . Under certain circumstances the contents of your local RPM database are irrelevant, since packages in the configured repositories would be added into the transaction set and would change a lot what you would end up with. > I'm not clear why there is a reference to openssl.i386 0:0.9.7a-42.1 > in the exerpt below; What do you get for...? rpm --query 'openssl*' > this appears to be an old package which is no longer present. > (I should say that I upgraded from FC-3 to FC-4, It looks as if you still have old FC3 packages installed. > [root alfred tim]# yum update > Setting up Update Process > Setting up repositories > pre-extras 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00 > updates-released 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00 > home 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00 > base 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00 What is the contents of /etc/yum.conf and /etc/yum.repos.d/*?
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