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Re: FC3 rpm behavior change



On Sat, 2004-10-30 at 11:40 +0100, Paul Nasrat wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-10-30 at 10:27 +0200, Emmanuel Seyman wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 01:20:58AM -0600, Dax Kelson wrote:
> > >
> > >    In Fedora Core 3, RPM will ignore such conflicts, and the package
> > >    installation will proceed, overwriting any conflicting files from
> > >    previously-installed packages.
> > 
> > Is there any way to revert to the previous behaviour ?
> 
> rpm --fileconflicts

So we've got a reply from an @redhat.com that says how to avoid the
behavior. But we haven't heard what the reason for the change was.
There's been some times on my x86_64 when such an approach might have
been nice, but otherwise I just don't understand it.

-- 
Stuart Jansen <sjansen gurulabs com>
Guru Labs, L.C.

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