Bug 49835 - rpm --force borken
rpm --force borken
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-07-24 10:17 EDT by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-24 10:21:42 EDT
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Description Gerald Teschl 2001-07-24 10:17:42 EDT
Description of Problem:
I can't install rpms with "failed dependencies" even if I use --force or

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
[root@soliton updates]# rpm -i --force koffice-1.1-0.beta3.5.i386.rpm
error: failed dependencies:
        kdesupport is needed by koffice-1.1-0.beta3.5

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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-07-24 10:21:38 EDT
Version of rpm please. If -0.66 or thereabouts, upgrade to -0.81, the latest
Comment 2 Gerald Teschl 2001-07-24 10:41:09 EDT
Yes, rpm-4.0.3-0.66, the one that comes with beta2. Where can I get -0.81 from?
Its not
in rawhide on beta.
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2001-07-24 10:57:12 EDT
Latest rpm build will be available in the next day or two , at least at
probably also through Raw Hide.

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