rpm refuses to install required packages of VLC. It tells me that
the package to install is installed already, but query or
verification options (-q, -V) of rpm tell me that the package
is not installed. VLC main package does not install because it
sees the required packages as not installed.
--force option does not help. The sounds from the hard disk
suggest to me that a substantial amount of data is written
onto the hard disk, but the package stays "not installed".
The nonexistent (?) package cannot be erased with the -e
The situation is the same whether ...