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Preserved Library [Solved]

Postby nomad » Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:58

I keep getting 'There is 1 preserved library on the system. What to do?' message after update. No matter how many times I select the 'Update system now' button, I keep returning to this message.

If I install a package thru the command line, I get this:

☛ There is 1 preserved library on the system
╠ /usr/lib64/librpm.so.3 [librpm.so.3:2 -> app-arch/rpm-4.11.2]

Is this that preserved library ? Any harm keeping it ? How do I get rid of it ?

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Re: Preserved Library

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Sun Jul 20, 2014 16:16

It's likely to be on purpose: version of app-arch/rpm in the Entropy Sabayon Weekly repository is 4.11.2, so you wouldn't want to break it by removing librpm.so.3:2. So the answers to your questions are: "Yes", "No" and "Don't". BTW, if you don't already do it, it's always useful to occasionally do a library and dependency check:

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# equo deptest
# equo libtest
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Re: Preserved Library [Solved]

Postby nomad » Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:14

Then may be the package manager should be fixed to remove that message because like I said, that question 'What to do?' button in the GUI is there no matter what. It is rather confusing. Thnx for the advice.

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Re: Preserved Library [Solved]

Postby Douglas_E_Knapp » Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:55

equo deptest solved this problem but the real problem is that newbies get stuck in a endless loop and this needs to be fixed. We newbies should not have to search the forums to fix a fresh install!
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