[CentOS-devel] sqlite in CentOS4 ... why?

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at bludgeon.org
Thu Jul 9 22:38:57 UTC 2009


On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 04:35:32PM -0500, Scott Dowdle wrote:
> Adam,
> 
> ----- "Adam Miller" <maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > I was recently told that sqlite is now in base in CentOS4, I was
> > wondering why this is since "upstream" doesn't ship it.
> > 
> > [root at fooBox ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
> > Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 8)
> > [root at fooBox ~]# up2date --showall | grep -i sqlite
> > [root at fooBox ~]#
> > 
> 
> My guess would be that RHEL4 doesn't have yum either, right?  Guess
> what database backend yum uses?
> 
> TYL,

I just did an rpm -q --whatrequires on sqlite and it reported that
nothing depended on it.

In addition, an rpm -e sqlite removed the package without complaint.

One would think yum or something else in the chain would spit out a
complaint...

(Note this is on an older CentOS 4.7 box)

Ray


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