A stupid RPM problem
jeffs at kant.ee.washington.edu
Thu Feb 8 11:13:24 PST 2001
'Mike' Michal Palczewski wrote:
> 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.
I have a firewall - it stops lpd cold. Your comment about upgrades is well taken
- I'm trying to hire a deputy who will help me with all 50 odd machines I have to
The suggestion about RPM version 3.0.5-9.6x is useful, thank you. I notice we
don't have it on our local RedHat mirrors
> On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Jeff Silverman wrote:
> > People,
> > 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
> > --
> > 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
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
More information about the Linux