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Re: uninstalling old RPM 5.1 from Mac

From: Nicholas Chubrich <nchubrich@gmail.com>
Date: Fri 27 Apr 2012 - 08:46:21 CEST
Message-ID: <CACXo9pmCAjsUrwphNi0dKexeeF43EdX8WDYax4+4hHinLWUS7w@mail.gmail.com>
Jeff---

Thanks!  I tried this but my installation (which has been through three
different laptops and three Mac OS upgrades) is pretty broken:

rpm -qal
--> error: cannot open Packages(0) index using db3 - No such file or
directory (2)
     error: cannot open Packages database in /var/local/lib/rpm

at this point I'm not even sure if I actually installed any RPMs.
Regardless, I need to get rid of any such packages and RPM itself.

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 11:41 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <n3npq@me.com> wrote:

>
> On Apr 27, 2012, at 2:39 AM, Jeffrey Johnson <n3npq@me.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > Again redirect that output to a file, examine, and remove package by
> package using
> >       rpm -q PKG
> --------------^^ -e or --erase of course: its 3am here.
>
> > for each PKG listed.
> >
>
> 73 de Jeff
>
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Received on Fri Apr 27 08:46:24 2012
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