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Re: [suse-security] Re: YOU confused after installing apache from rpm (and not from the CDs)
Date: Sat Feb 12 2005 - 08:15:14 CST
I have downloaded and installed rpm's such as Borland's
That showed up OK as an installed package under YOU.
That was with SuSE 8.1 pro.
It doesn't appear in YaST now though - probably due to the
fresh installation of 9.2 pro.
I have installed the latest version of fou4s from the
That appears in YaST OK - it just shows the installed
version - the available version field is empty in YaST.
So, if you install a rpm package correctly (download and
install locally as root?), then it should appear OK in YaST,
as YaST reads the rpm database to give the user a list of
I think you will find that non-rpm packages such as
self-installing binaries, will not appear in YaST, as there
is no way for YaST to know about them, if they are not in
the rpm database.
HTH - Keith Roberts
On Sat, 12 Feb 2005, John wrote:
> To: SuSE-Security <suse-securitysuse.com>
> From: John <isofronicc.uoi.gr>
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] Re: YOU confused after installing apache from rpm
> (and not from the CDs)
> > > I have installed the apache2 (2.0.53) from the suse
site (using the rpm utility)
> > >
> > > I ran YOU so it detected a patch for the apache2
> > > [...]
> > > I am wondering about suse and if it can detect well any software that
> > > are installed by rpm and not directly from the CDs, or DVD.
>It looks to be a cool tool but it's not for me since it
> Supports SuSE Linux 7.1 to 9.1 and most SuSE business products
I think you will find that it supports 9.2 as well, with
built-in version detection!
Nice tool Markus - thankyou - or should that be thankfou4s?
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