[Techtalk] RH 7.2/KDE

Telsa Gwynne hobbit at aloss.ukuu.org.uk
Mon Oct 29 18:41:09 EST 2001

On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 05:48:39PM +0000 or thereabouts, Lee Blackwell wrote:
> > I did actually go out to kde.org and get a fresh new batch of the
> > packages, then rpm -Uvh --force'd them. Same as before. It does seem very
> Forgive me if I'm missing something, but why did you need to --force them?

I have exactly the same question.
> Personally I'd only use --force as an absolute last resort, so maybe the
> force has broken something, or the KDE is dependent on a missing RPM?
> I know you said the builds were similar, but I'm guessing that an install
> was slightly different, or perhaps a package installation failed.

You will find failed installs of packages in /tmp/upgrade.log (if it
was an upgrade) or /tmp/install.log (if it was an install). Can be
very handy.


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