[CentOS] Re: Rebuild all currently installed RPMs?

Wed Mar 14 15:59:49 UTC 2007
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

Justin Cataldo spake the following on 3/13/2007 7:56 PM:
> Hi there,
> Does anyone know a quick way in yum or rpm to reinstall all currently
> installed rpm's - ie: Some files have been deleted but you don't know
> which ones.. So you just want to force a reinstall of all currently
> installed.
> I have been using:
> Rpm -Va | grep missing >> missing.log
> And then more missing.log
> Rpm -q -whatprovides /path/to/file
> And then
> Rpm -Uvh --force ftp://mirror/path/file
> But it's a slow and painful process. It's on a CentOS 4.4 machine.
> JC
Personally, if a system is that hosed, I would go with the
backup-reinstall-restore route. But I am a masochist. ;-P


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