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Re: [SLUG] How to install about 150 rpms?
- To: Sydney Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] How to install about 150 rpms?
- From: lukekendall@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon Feb 11 00:28:02 2002
On 10 Feb, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > So my question is, is there a utility that will work out which rpm files
> > provide which dependencies, and work out the order to install them all?
> > It would be less tedious than compiling from source, to work out by hand
> > what the right install order would be, but surely this must be a common
> > problem?
> If you want to install all of them, can't you just do rpm -Uvh * and it will
> work it out?
Nope. It would be sensible if it did, though, wouldn't it?
rpm -Uvh *.rpm
error: failed dependencies:
libpspell.so.2 is needed by balsa-1.1.1-3
libguile.so.6 is needed by libgtop-examples-1.0.10-3
libgimp-1.2.so.0 is needed by xmorph-2000.04.28-9
libgtop = 1.0.10 is needed by libgtop-examples-1.0.10-3
libpisock.so.3 is needed by kdepim-2.1.1-1
Kevin Waterson wrote:
> if you do rpm -Uvh *.rpm you may find dependacy problems as it will
> try to install them in order, but if you do
> rpm -Uvh *.rpm --nodeps --force
> this will install them all without any issues with dependancies,but
> forcing them is not always a good idea.
Well, I feel like taking a gamble and seeing whether this breaks my
entire system or not, so I'll try it....