(Answer) (Category) Linux on PowerPC FAQ-O-Matic : (Category) MkLinux :
Why does RPM complain when installing new X11 RPMS in MkLinux DR2.1?
If you recently installed X11 packages, I'm guessing that the X11R6-libs rpm failed with a mysterious "-9" error? If so, this is what happened, and how to fix it.

In the original DR2.1 release, the X11 directory heirarchy consisted of a directory named X11R6.3 and two soft links to it named X11 and X11R6. In the DR3 distribution, the X11 directories consist of a directory named X11R6 and two soft links to it named X11 and X11R6.3. This freaks out rpm, to say the least. I don't really understand why myself. The way around this problem is to delete the soft link named X11R6. Rename the directory X11R6.3 to X11R6 and then create a soft link to it named X11R6.3.

   cd /usr
   rm X11R6
   mv X11R6.3 X11R6
   ln -s X11R6 X11R6.3
After that, you should be able to install the new X libraries without a problem.
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