problem with rpm installation (not sure which mail list should get this)

David Relson relson at
Mon Jul 5 22:16:09 EDT 2004

On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 12:04:11 -0700
.rp wrote:

> I am having no luck with updating from .17 to .92 on our 
> RedHat9 pc.
> trying dynamic rpm:
> error: Failed dependencies:
> is needed by bogofilter-0.92.1-1
> trying static rpm:
> error: Failed dependencies:
> 	bogofilter conflicts with bogofilter-static-0.92.1-1

Hi .rp,

Two thinks to suggest:

1 - install libdb4.1 (using appropriately named RH rpm)
2 - run

    rpm -e bogofilter
    rpm -i bogofilter-static

If you use alternative 2, 'tis likely that "rpm -e" will rename
"/etc/" to /etc/" and you will have to
manually fix the name afterwards.



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