Re: RPM database question

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David Boles said:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 23:53 -0800, David Boles wrote:
>>> Sorry if this posts twice. It did not appear to post.
>>> 
>>> I seem to recall that there was a long CLI command that would list
>>> the 'duplicate installs' in the RPM database. These caused false
>>> dependency problems because RPM thought the 'old' version was still
>>> installed.
>>> 
>>> Example:
>>> 
>>> foopackage-1.2.3-1.i386.rpm    and foopackage-1.2.3-2.i386.rpm
>>> 
>>> And there was a way to repair this.
>> rpm -e --allmatches foopackage
>> 
>> Ralf
>> 
>> 
> Thank you Ralf. That is very helpful.
> 
> But what I was thinking of was more like this. If I remember correctly it
>  listed all 'duplicate' entries.
> 
> rpm -qa | sort | uniq -c | grep -v???   and that is all that I can
> remember

try rpm -qa | sort | uniq -c  
or 
rpm -qa | sort | uniq -D
or
rpm -qa | sort | uniq -d


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