On Apr 27, 2012, at 2:46 AM, Nicholas Chubrich <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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
Then you likely only need to remove rpm.
I haven't any idea what --prefix was passed into rpm
or where this version comes from.
But with --prefix=/usr, the main directories in use by rpm are
Development directories/files with --prefix=/usr are
There's man pages and locales and python/perl modules which will have rpm in name like
find /usr/local -name '*rpm*'
which is likely a good information gathering starting point.
RPM (and likely nothing else) uses libbeecrypt.
73 de Jeff
> 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 <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Apr 27, 2012, at 2:39 AM, Jeffrey Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 08:58:58 2012