On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 03:25:26PM +0100, Ray Dermody mentioned:
> I'm trying to upgrade my RPM from version 3.0.3 to 4+. I am unable
> to do so because I keep getting the error "Only packages with
> major numbers <=3 are supported by this version of RPM".
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Don't upgrade via RPM to the RedHat 7 version of RPM!
Go to ftp.rpm.org and get that rpm. Failing that, you could install the
src rpm of RedHat 7's version of RPM, and build yourself a new version of
RPM in the rpm3 format (which will happen, as you are using rpm 3 to do
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