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Re: [vox-tech] Freshen glibc
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Re: [vox-tech] Freshen glibc

Jim Angstadt said:
> Hi All,
> I'm updating Red Hat 9.0 on my test box at home
> with rh errata[1].  From the rh glibc page[2], it
> looks like I only need 2 rpms:
>   glibc-2.3.2-27.9.i686.rpm
>   glibc-common-2.3.2-27.9.i386.rpm
> # rpm -Fvh --test glibc-2.3.2-27.9.i686.rpm
> warning: glibc-2.3.2-27.9.i686.rpm: V3 DSA
> signature: NOKEY, key ID db42a60e
> error: Failed dependencies:
> 	glibc-common = 2.3.2-27.9 is needed by
> glibc-2.3.2-27.9
> # rpm -Fvh --test
> glibc-common-2.3.2-27.9.i386.rpm
> warning: glibc-common-2.3.2-27.9.i386.rpm: V3 DSA
> signature: NOKEY, key ID db42a60e
> error: Failed dependencies:
> 	glibc-common = 2.3.2-11.9 is needed by
> (installed) glibc-2.3.2-11.9
> # rpm -qa |grep glibc
> glibc-common-2.3.2-11.9
> glibc-2.3.2-11.9
> glibc-devel-2.3.2-11.9
> glibc-kernheaders-2.4-8.10
> The rh glibc page says to use 'rpm -Fvh
> <rpmname>'.  Apparently I cannot freshen -common
> because it is needed by the older (-11) version
> of glibc.  But -11 will become obsolete as soon
> as -27 is installed.
> What should I do now?

If you tell rpm to freshen both packages at the same time (rpm -Fvh
glibc*.rpm), then rpm will figure out to upgrade both packages at the same

> Thanks,
> Jim
> -----
> [1] https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/rh9-errata.html
> [2] https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2003-136.html

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