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Re: RPM Updates



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Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:
>
>    ...notice the -static one in there.  Apparently -devel wants the
> -static one as well.  Which is fine, however I can't just install
> -static with -ivh because it wants the -devel at the same time.  And
> I can't update the -devel one through -Fvh because -static isn't
> installed.
>
>    Someone explain to me why this "chicken and egg" scenario exists
> in various packages (I'm takling of previous versinos of FC here)?
> It has been like that for years with some package or another.  And
> chances are a bunch of you are going to sing it in chorus to me: use
> yum.  Well fine, however that still does not solve the underlying
> problem of why this is happening in the first place nor how to
> successfully solve it with rpm, instead of switching to yum.
>
... it happens on occasion,

(a)  Download the 3 update files, or find them in the up2date cache or
yum cache or wherever you downloaded them originally.
(b)  Try 'rpm -ivh elfutils-libelf-*.rpm' or 'rpm -Fvh
elfutils-libelf-*.rpm'.
(c)  That should work.

- -James
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