[CentOS] Re: X86_64, Groupinstall KDE fails

Mon Apr 17 23:46:22 UTC 2006
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

Karanbir Singh spake the following on 4/17/2006 4:41 PM:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> Karanbir Singh spake the following on 4/17/2006 1:45 PM:
>>> Benjamin Smith wrote:
>>>> Thanks.
>>>> What you wrote led me to a google search which resulted in this link:
>>>> https://lists.dulug.duke.edu/pipermail/yum/2005-August/007269.html
>>>> which had a line to do a yum exclude which allowed me to get it to
>>>> fly. It's now going thru 171 packages.... w00T...
>>> wait!
>>> dont just add that line in there, first make sure you yum erase all your
>>> 32bit apps and rpm's ( yum erase *.i386 *.i586 *.i686 ), otherwise you
>>> are going to leave behind a large number of orphaned rpm's.
>>> if you need those 32bit apps, consider just excluding the
>>> fontconfig.i386 rpm. its a problem known since early 4.0 release days :(
>> Or do rpm -e --justdb --nodeps fontconfig
> are you sure this wont create any orphans ?
It just removes the database entry for fontconfig. When you do the
groupinstall, it will re-install fontconfig, and the database is back to normal.


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