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Re: [SLE] KDE 2-2 Dependency Hell
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 09:54:37 -0400
  • Message-id: <200108291354.f7TDscM27436@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 29 August 2001 09:29 am, Jaakko Tamminen wrote:
> Hi
>
> I did the same.. dowloaded everything from SuSE, and then did
>
> rpm -i --nodeps --force <package>
>
> for every package, and it has been working ever since.
>
> Jaska.

A much easier method:

1) Download all rpm's to the same directory.
2) cd to that directory.
3) rpm -Uvh --test *.rpm (look for dependencies and other errors)
4) If (3) seems ok, rpm -Uvh --replacefiles *.rpm

Add --nodeps to step (4) if necessary.




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