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Re: [SLE] GTK?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 15:23:23 +0100
  • Message-id: <200211071523.23011.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 07 November 2002 15.21, James Ogley wrote:
> > You can force your rpms to install without dependency checks like this:
> > rpm -Uhv <package name>.rpm --nodeps --force
>
> And you can then spend the next 2 days griping that things don't work.
>
> *Never* use nodeps, unless you *know* that the dependency a package says
> it's failing on is provided by another package.

And furthermore, never use --force *at all*. If you have to, there's something
badly wrong with the rpm

Anders

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