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Re: yum question, reverting to old packages.



On Sat, 2006-09-02 at 11:58 -0400, Richard Hally wrote:
> How does 'rpm --oldpackage' manage it?
> The times I have used it it seems to have worked correctly. 

My guess is that it just runs the older package scriptlets, and hopes
the newer package scriptlets didn't break anything.  Kind of like
--force and --nodeps.  It "works" in some cases, but assumptions are
made that can really hork a system.

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