[Samba] Upgrade Trouble w/ Samba 3.0.20b

Eric Hines eehines at comcast.net
Sun Dec 11 04:29:12 GMT 2005

At 12/10/05 22:10, Craig White wrote:
>On Sat, 2005-12-10 at 20:04 -0600, Eric Hines wrote:
> > I'm currently running SUSE Pro 9.3 with samba-3.0.13-1.1-SUSE, and I'm
> > trying to upgrade to 3.0.20b.  When I try to rpm -Uvh samba-3.0.20b
> > and  samba-client-3.0.20b, I get the failed dependency "samba = 3.0.13 is
> > needed by (installed) samba-vscan-0.3.5-37.2."
> >
> > How do I resolve this dependency?  I'd prefer not to force it in, as that
> > often generates more problems than it solves.
> >
> > Thanks for your help.
>worse comes to worse, you can remove samba-vscan and then re-install it
>- get the source-rpm and edit the SPEC file either commenting out the
>dependency or changing the dependency to the updated samba rpms that you
>have installed (but of course it sets you up for having to deal with it
>My thinking is that the samba-vscan could ***probably*** be installed
>with --nodeps (never done it myself)
>NEVER use --force unless you are prepared to live with the consequences.

OK, here's where I expose my ignorance.  I did a find on samba-vscan (and 
on samba-vscan-0.3.5-37.2 in particular), and nothing turned up.  The 
source file is an rpm, also, so how do I remove the vscan module?


Eric Hines

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