[ILUG] Linux Newbie - Basic Question RPM
John P. Looney
jplooney-ilug at online.ie
Mon Mar 6 11:40:34 GMT 2000
On Mon, Mar 06, 2000 at 10:44:46AM -0000, Justin MacCarthy mentioned:
> Hi, very simple question,but couldn't find an answer in the MAN pages...
> I'm new to RPM, and I was trying to install a package yesterday.
> When I ran rpm -i <package> I got a a message telling me that I was missing
> ,ld-linux.os.2 and a load of others. Do I need to install other packages
> first, ie the packages which contain these libs ????? If so how can I find
> out which packages contain these libs????
Looks like your RPM database is trashed.
Either mourn the loss, and use "rpm --nodeps -i..." in future, or
often fixes it.
"The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person
the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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