[CentOS] Problem updating VM

Mon Apr 5 20:56:22 UTC 2010
Kwan Lowe <kwan.lowe at gmail.com>

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Chris Geldenhuis
<chris.gelden at iafrica.com> wrote:

> Hi Kwan and Stephen,
> Thanks for your replies.
> When I do:
> [root at tusker ~]# rpm -qV python-elementtree
> [root at tusker ~]#

OK, this shows that the package is fine.. No output is good in this case..

> I get no output as you can see. When I do:
> [root at tusker ~]# rpm -q  python-elementtree
> python-elementtree-1.2.6-7.el4.rf
> [root at tusker ~]#
> I get the package name listed: When I then do:
> [root at tusker ~]# rpm -q --info python-elementtree
> Name        : python-elementtree           Relocations: (not relocatable)
> Version     : 1.2.6                             Vendor: Dag Apt
> Which appears to tell me that this is an old version possibly installed
> from an incorrect repositry (Dags) and not the standard CenTOS repositries.
> My problem now is that yum does not work as there is a conflict between
> this version of the package and the updated Pyhton. Any idea on
> recovering from this situation.

Yes, I would concur with that analysis :D.

And also concur with S Harris' method of resolving...  Use rpm
directly, not yum, to install the correct python-elementtree package.