Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444853
Cannot uninstall epiphany
Last modified: 2009-07-14 13:56:11 EDT
Description of problem:
After upgrading the system from Fedora 8 to Rawhide (via preupgrade), I've
noticed that there are two versions of epiphany on my system:
[root@second ~]# rpm -q epiphany
Trying to uninstall the *new* version and perform an upgrade again (to eliminate
the old version normally) led to this error message:
gtk-update-icon-cache: No theme index file in
If you really want to create an icon cache here, use --ignore-theme-index.
error: %postun(epiphany-2.20.3-3.fc8.i386) scriptlet failed, exit status 1
...and the old version of epiphany remains installed.
The worst part is that the presence of the old epiphany blocks further system
upgrades, because of dependencies.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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