Bug 237454 - rpm --aid doesn't work
rpm --aid doesn't work
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rpmdb-redhat (Show other bugs)
5.0
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Assigned To: Dennis Gregorovic
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Blocks: 222082
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Reported: 2007-04-23 06:50 EDT by kapiszon
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-08 03:54:56 EST
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Description kapiszon 2007-04-23 06:50:36 EDT
Description of problem:

Resolving dependencies with rpm --aid doesn't work.
Lack of rpmdb-redhat package in installation tree.

Does any workaround exist?
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2007-04-23 06:54:06 EDT
Use rpmcache to build your own rpmdb-redhat. Or convince your vendor to include rpmdb-vendor.
Comment 2 kapiszon 2007-04-23 08:42:17 EDT

I think, RedHat's packages should have own rpmdb-redhat database to install base
system component without using yum.
 
Comment 3 kapiszon 2007-04-23 08:43:58 EDT
I think, RedHat's packages should have own rpmdb-redhat database to install base
system component without using yum.
 
Comment 5 Daniel Riek 2007-09-07 15:59:38 EDT
"rpm --aid" is not supported in RHEL5 as yum provides a better solution for the
same problem.
Comment 6 Don Domingo 2007-09-09 19:40:37 EDT
added to RHEl5.1 release notes under "Other Updates":
<quote>
rpm --aid is no longer supported. It is recommended that you use yum when
updating and installing packages.
</quote>

please advise if any revisions are necessary. the release notes deadline is 10
Sept 2007. thanks!

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