Uninstall curl !!
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 07:31:08 -0500
I looked on the web FAQs etc., but didn't find anywhere the official process
of "complete" removal of curl from the system. I'm using RHEL 4 and had some
7.12 version on it. Since it was giving problem with some other
software(xml-rpc), I tried to install 7.19 on top of it(the latest version).
But even that didn't work, so I thought of removing all versions and put
7.15.5 on it. But I don't know how to do it.
I looked somewhere,
rpm -q curl
Then it will give the exact version /name of curl installed. So even if I
had 7.19.0 installed on my system, it gave some 7.12 name, which I used in
rpm -e nodeps <the output of previous command>
Now, it should have removed curl completely from the system, but it doesn't.
When I type curl -version now, it gives me 7.19.0
Again, if I type now rpm -q curl, it says that the package is not installed.
I don't know now if it is installed or not, but when I search for curl files
on the system, there are a LOT of it!
Is there no clean way?
Graduate Student, Computer Science
Georgia Inst. of Technology
Received on 2008-11-05