[CentOS] Update issue - tar package problem?

Mon Jun 11 14:43:28 UTC 2012
Leonard den Ottolander <leonard at den.ottolander.nl>

Hello Tom,

On Mon, 2012-06-11 at 14:23 +0100, Tom Brown wrote:
> from memory i have not deliberately removed the i386 package, but you
> are right it is not there, however rpm does seem to know about
> /bin/tar
> # rpm -ql tar
> /bin/gtar
> /bin/tar
> <snip>
> although i agree its something rpm db related as reinstalling tar via
> rpm rather than yum solves the problem, however i dont see how this
> situation has arisen.

rm /bin/tar will remove the binary but not update the rpmdb.

rpm -V {package}
to verify the package installation.


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