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Re: FC3 rpm behavior change



On Sat, 30 Oct 2004 01:20:58 -0600, Dax Kelson wrote:

> The FC3 Release Notes say:
> 
> =============
>    RPM's default behavior regarding file conflicts in Fedora Core 3 has
>    changed. In the past, file conflicts (where a file from one
>    already-installed package also appears in a package that is to be
>    installed) caused the installation of the package containing the
>    conflicting file to abort.
>                                                                                                                                                                    
>    In Fedora Core 3, RPM will ignore such conflicts, and the package
>    installation will proceed, overwriting any conflicting files from
>    previously-installed packages.
> ============
> 
> What's the rationale for this?

So, --force is default now? :-O

Above text was not included in FC3 Test3. I find it strange to hear
about such changes after a freeze. 

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