Bug 1781 - rpm will not display package information
rpm will not display package information
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-03-25 09:06 EST by rastor
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:36 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-26 19:53:35 EST
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Description rastor 1999-03-25 09:06:18 EST
After a clean 5.9 install, (once rpm has been made
functional), attempting to combine -q with -i produces the
error "unknown option" instead of displaying the package's
information.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-03-25 15:39:59 EST
Does "rpm -qi rpm" do the right thing? Please reopen with
the exact syntax (and version: rpm --version) that is failing ...
Comment 2 rastor 1999-03-26 17:43:59 EST
No, rpm -qi also failed, with the same error.  The version was 2.92
that shipped with the 5.9 beta release... I did not repost because
this problem was resolved when I installed rpm-2.92-13.i386.rpm from
rawhide, as per bug #1688.  (I had to use the --ignorearch option to
install, however.)
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 1999-03-26 19:53:59 EST
The --ignorearch is troublesome. Thanks for the report.

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