Bug 4638 - Update de-installed package!
Update de-installed package!
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
high Severity high
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
:
Depends On:
Blocks:
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 1999-08-21 04:08 EDT by sg618lo
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
0 users

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 1999-08-21 10:01:57 EDT
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
CRM:
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---


Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description sg618lo 1999-08-21 04:08:44 EDT
Tried to update rpm-3.0.3-0.12.i386.rpm to
rpm-3.0.3-0.14.i386.rpm with the
rpm -U rpm-3.0.3-0.14.i386.rpm command. The command
resulted in an uninstallation of the rpm-package instead
of an upgrade, including the rpm-database (!!!).

Would appreciate any hint in how to re-install rpm
and re-build the rpm-database.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-21 10:01:59 EDT
You will need to get a tarball containing an rpm binary from
	 ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/dist/rpm-3.0.x/rpm-3.0.2-6.0.i386.tar.gz

Then do (as root)
	cd /var/tmp
	tar xzvf rpm-3.0.2-6.0.i386.tar.gz
	cp ./bin/rpm /bin/rpm
	mkdir -p /usr/lib/rpm
	cp ./usr/lib/rpm/* /usr/lib/rpm

You should then reinstall rpm from an whatever version of the package
you wish to run.

Your database should be fine.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.