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Re: [SLE] rpm -e question
  • From: Landy Roman <landy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 17:37:56 -0500 (EST)
  • Message-id: <20020218223756.649873280D4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
do rpm --rebuildb




On 18 Feb 2002 22:23:54 +0000
Ewan Leith <ewan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, 2002-02-18 at 21:32, Dennis Tuchler wrote:
> > I want to uninstall an rpm package. The original package is in my
home
> > directory. In that directory, after becoming superuser, I enter rpm
-e <the
> > rpm package> only to be told that that package is not installed!
Just to
> > make sure it is installed, I do rpm -U <rpm package name> and am told
that it
> > is already installed!
> >
> > Did Franz Kafka write the rpm program?
> >
> > What now?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > dj tuchler
> >
>
> Are you doing rpm -e package-name.1-2-3.rpm or just rpm -e package-name
> ?
>
> do a "rpm -q -a|grep name" to find the exact word you should use to
> remove the program.
>
> Ewan
>
>
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