Re: apt-get has hosed my rpm database

From: rick (rick_at_nospamhotsmail.com)
Date: 08/01/03


Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 21:33:31 -0400

Kelvin L. Barnes wrote:
> Vwakes wrote:
>
>
>>On Thu, 31 Jul 2003 Kelvin L. Barnes wrote:
>>
>>>Vwakes wrote:
>>>
>>>>On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 Kelvin L. Barnes wrote:
>>>>
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>>>>>I am looking for a way to remove apt-get and to restore up2date.
>
>
>
> up2date worked without any problems until I installed apt-get. These are the
> results of the commands you suggested:
>
> $ rpm -q redhat-release
> package redhat-release is not installed
>
> $ rpm -qV redhat-release
> package redhat-release is not installed
>
> $ rpm -q up2date
> up2date-3.1.23-1
>
> $ cat /etc/redhat-release
> Red Hat Linux release 9 (Shrike)
>
> $ cat /etc/issue-net
> cat: /etc/issue-net: No such file or directory
>
> $ cat /etc/issue
> Red Hat Linux release 9 (Shrike)
> Kernel \r on an \m
>
>
Just curius, How did you install apt?
rick