A stupid RPM problem
'Mike' Michal Palczewski
mpalczew at u.washington.edu
Thu Feb 8 10:36:46 PST 2001
You should keep up with your updates(Are you running an old lpd?). On
ftp.redhat.com you can upgrade to rpm version 3.0.5-9.6x this version of
rpm will work with version 4 rpms.
On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Jeff Silverman wrote:
> This is going to sound very stupid.
> I have downloaded some RPMs. As it turns out, they are version 4
> RPMs. The only versions of the rpm program I have are version 3.0.3 and
> 3.0.4. I even tried downloading a new version of rpm and it itself
> comes in a version 4 .rpm file.
> Question: How do I get out of this loop of circularity? Or
> perhaps another way to ask.... does anybody have a tarball of rpm
> version 4?
> Thank you in advance for not snickering.
> Jeff Silverman, sysadmin for the Research Computing Systems (RCS)
> University of Washington, School of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Dept.
> Box 352500, Seattle, WA, 98125-2500 FAX: (206) 221-5264 Phone (206) 543-9378
> jeffs at rcs.ee.washington.edu http://rcs.ee.washington.edu/~jeffs
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