Bug 3491 - rpm -e kernel-source removes kernel-headers but keeps kernel-header entry in rpm db
Summary: rpm -e kernel-source removes kernel-headers but keeps kernel-header entry in ...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-06-16 03:54 UTC by mrj
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-30 23:28:48 UTC

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Description mrj 1999-06-16 03:54:57 UTC
rpm -e kernel-source removes kernel-headers and things don't
compile.  kernel-source remove script should check for
package kernel-headers and leave files or reinstall or warn
or at least remove kernel-headers pkg from rpm db so rpm
-Uvh kernel-headers doesn't fail

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-16 11:31:59 UTC
The kernel-source package already requires kernel-headers. I suspect
that what has happened is that the /usr/src/linux symlink has been
removed with the kernel-source package.

This is a kernel packaging rather than an rpm issue: I'm changing the

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-29 18:39:59 UTC
Assigned to jbj. changed the component to rpm

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2001-07-29 18:17:23 UTC
This is still a packaging, not an rpm, problem. I see nothing that
indicates otherwise.

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