[svlug] Using RPM
joseph estevao arruda [zeruch]
z at valinux.com
Wed Mar 14 08:27:02 PST 2001
Eric Pretorious wrote:
> I've read enough to know that RPM claims to be much simpler than it is and
> my experience bears this true:
> When installing a a new package:
> %> rpm -ivh gcc-2.96-54.src.rpm
> When I query rpm:
> %> rpm -qa | grep gcc
> %> rpm -q gcc
> ...rpm reports that "package gcc is not installed".
> Am I missing a step or is something wrong?
Use -ivvh when installing, and instead of the hash marks you will get a
detailed output of what is being done.
> Eric P.
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