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I am trying to install YUM and I need to upgrade RPM from 4.4.2 in order to do this. Could someone please point me to a guide for upgrading rpm to the latest version?

Do I have to install the latest version from source? Is these a concise guide for doing this when I already have RPM installed? Simply following the instructions in the INSTALL file for RPM give me an error './ line 7: autoreconf: command not found'

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For what distribution? – Alex Jun 7 '11 at 16:31
The distribution I am using is Suse – BeMathis Jun 8 '11 at 14:16

The easiest way would be to download an rpm packet with the newest version of RPM and then upgrade (rpm -Uhv <rpm-new-version>.rpm). You may need to download several more packages if the new version will require some packets that you do not have installed.

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where can I find this rpm packet of the newest version of RPM. I dont see it anywhere at – BeMathis Jun 9 '11 at 15:56

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