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

Scott Dowdle dowdle at montanalinux.org
Thu Jul 9 22:50:32 UTC 2009


Ray,

----- "Ray Van Dolson" <rayvd at bludgeon.org> wrote:

> 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)

Try a "yum remove sqlite" and see what else it tries to remove.  Perhaps the dep defs on the package aren't what they should be?

TYL,
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