Bug 3491 - rpm -e kernel-source removes kernel-headers but keeps kernel-header entry in rpm db
rpm -e kernel-source removes kernel-headers but keeps kernel-header entry in ...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-06-15 23:54 EDT by mrj
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-30 19:28:48 EDT
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Description mrj 1999-06-15 23:54:57 EDT
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 07:31:59 EDT
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 14:39:59 EDT
Assigned to jbj. changed the component to rpm
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2001-07-29 14:17:23 EDT
This is still a packaging, not an rpm, problem. I see nothing that
indicates otherwise.

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