[CentOS] Question about stubborn RPM

Tim Verhoeven tim.verhoeven.be at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 13:34:59 UTC 2007


First delete the rpm you installed with "rpm -e --force <rpmname>".
That should do it. If not report back the error it gives when
executing that command.
Then you can install the rpm again.


On 3/3/07, Mário Gamito <gamito at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've made mysqlf a RPM and installed it.
> After that i did what i shouldn' do: remove the files it installed.
> Now, i wnat to install it agai and i can't.
> Already rebuilt the rpm database ( rpm -vv --rebuilddb), used --force,
> --replacepkgs,  --replacefiles, --justdb, --erase, --initdb, but no good.
> Been at rpm.org, but found nothing that i already know.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Warm regards,
> Mário Gamito
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