[Tinyos-help] can't uninstall tinyos-1.1.14Jul2005cvs-1.noarch.rpm

Kristin Wright l.kristin.wright at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 14:44:20 PDT 2005


On 9/1/05, Liu, Ping (Research) <liup at research.ge.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I installed  tinyos-1.1.14Jul2005cvs-1.noarch.rpm but found compilation problems during installation aboiut deluge.so I tried to remove the rpm using:
> 
>  rpm -e tinyos-1.1.14Jul2005cvs-1.noarch.rpm
> error: package tinyos-1.1.14Jul2005cvs-1.noarch.rpm is not installed

try 'rpm -e tinyos' . the argument to rpm is the package name not the
name of the rpm. These things are not obvious, i know :) .

> 
> then I did
> 
>  rpm -Uvh tinyos-1.1.14Jul2005cvs-1.noarch.rpm
> Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
>         package tinyos-1.1.14Jul2005cvs-1 is already installed

right -- because it it installed. 

Just so you know, you can force an upgrade with 'rpm -Uvh --force' . 

-kw

> 
> Not sure why this is happening, I would like to reinstall the rpm again.  Any idea?
> 
> Thanks
> -Ping
> 
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