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Re: FC4



On Friday 22 September 2006 02:23, David G. Miller wrote:
> Alastair McKinley wrote:
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> >
> >Thanks David, Paul and Robin for your help!  Still no joy! Heres an
> > update,
> >
> >Firstly i tried:
> >
> >rpm -e --nodeps python python- 2.4.3-8.FC4.i386.rpm
> >and:
> >rpm -i --force python- 2.4.3-8.FC4.i386.rpm
> >
> >Still python reports the wrong version!
> >
> >Next I tried rpm -V on all the python packages, most gave no output, heres
> >what I did get:
> >
> > [root d6173 sh]# rpm -qa | grep python
> >gnome-python2-2.10.0-1
> >libxml2-python-2.6.20-1.FC4
> >python-ldap-2.0.6-4
> >gnome-python2-bonobo-2.10.0-1
> >gnome-python2-extras-2.10.0-6
> >gnome-python2-extras-2.10.0-2.1
> >python-sqlite-1.1.6-1
> >gnome-python2-canvas-2.10.0-1
> >gnome-python2-gtkhtml2-2.10.0-2.1
> >rpm-python-4.4.1-23
> >python-urlgrabber-2.9.6-1
> >python-elementtree-1.2.6-4
> >gnome-python2-gtkhtml2-2.10.0-6
> >python-devel-2.4.3-8.FC4
> >dbus-python-0.33-3.fc4.1
> >python-2.4.3-8.FC4
> >python-numeric-23.7-2
> >gnome-python2-gnomevfs-2.10.0-1
> >rpm-python-4.4.1-22
> >
> >
> > [root d6173 sh]# rpm -V gnome-python2-extras-2.10.0-2.1
> >.......T    /usr/lib/pkgconfig/gnome-python-extras-2.0.pc
> >S.5....T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/applet.defs
> >.......T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/art.defs
> >.......T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/gtkhtml2.defs
> >.......T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/nautilus_burn.defs
> >.......T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/nb_drive_selection.defs
> >.......T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/print.defs
> >.......T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/printui.defs
> >.......T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/trayicon.defs
> >.......T    /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/wnck.defs
> >
> >[root d6173 sh]# rpm -V gnome-python2-gtkhtml2-2.10.0-2.1
> >S.5....T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtkhtml2.so
> >
> >[root d6173 sh]# rpm -V python-2.4.3-8.FC4
> >..?.....    /usr/lib/python2.4/bsddb/test/__init__.py
> >..?.....    /usr/lib/python2.4/email/test/__init__.py
>
> The above is disturbing given what you're seeing.
>
> >[root d6173 sh]# rpm -V rpm-python-4.4.1-22
> >..5....T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/poptmodule.so
> >.......T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpm/__init__.py
> >S.5....T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpm/_rpmmodule.so
> >.......T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpmdb/__init__.py
> >S.5....T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpmdb/_rpmdb.so
> >.......T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpmdb/db.py
> >.......T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpmdb/dbobj.py
> >.......T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpmdb/dbrecio.py
> >.......T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpmdb/dbshelve.py
> >.......T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpmdb/dbtables.py
> >.......T    /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/rpmdb/dbutils.py
> >
> > Im not quite sure what this output means!
> >
> >Alastair
>
>  From the rpm man page:
>
>        S file Size differs
>        M Mode differs (includes permissions and file type)
>        5 MD5 sum differs
>        D Device major/minor number mismatch
>        L readLink(2) path mismatch
>        U User ownership differs
>        G Group ownership differs
>        T mTime differs
>
> So, "S" means the file size differs, "5" means the md5 sum differs and
> "T" means the time stamp differs.  "?" just means the test couldn't be
> performed.  Usually, this is not an issue.  If you get both S and 5 for
> a file, chances are the file has been changed.  If you just get a 5, a
> value within a file has changed.  T with nothing else means the file has
> been replaced with an exact duplicate so the modification time is
> different from what rpm expects.
>
> Given what you're seeing, I would have expected to see /usr/bin/python
> to generate "S.5....T"  Also, just for self-protection, what was the
> commercial package that you installed that seems to have caused all of
> these problems?
>
Please do NOT quote such huge amounts.  (Not just you, of course.)  Bandwidth 
is costly for some people.  Others will not have patience to page-down for 
ever to see what you had to say.

Anne

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