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Re: Rpm upgrade query



On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 03:36:34PM +0100, shiva varma wrote:

> I now have an upgrade package dummy-1.0-1.rpm having a
> new version of A.
> I tried these commands:
>  rpm -U dummy-1.0-1.rpm
>  rpm -F dummy-1.0-1.rpm
>  rpm -U --replacefiles dummy-1.0-1.rpm
> 
> All the commands replace file A but remove file B.
> 
> Any help so that file A gets upgraded and file B is
> retained.
> (Because of some size limit I do not want to have file
> B in the upgrade package dummy-1.0-1.rpm)

This is in "normal use" not possible.  If you want separate
upgrading, you should put files A and B in separate packages
and maybe add some dependencies (dummya requires dummyb etc.,
possibly with version numbers for version-specific relations).

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