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Re: Can't print after CUPS update this morning?



Am Freitag, den 19.05.2006, 10:20 +0100 schrieb Paul Howarth:
> wld wrote:
> > On 5/19/06, Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:
> >> Henry Ritzlmayr wrote:
> >> > Am Donnerstag, den 18.05.2006, 19:34 -0400 schrieb Bob Goodwin:
> >> >> Henry Ritzlmayr wrote:
> > 
> > [big snip]
> > 
> >> >> How do I undo the update?
> >> >
> >> > By "installing" the older versions:
> >> >
> >> > rpm -Uvh --force cups-1.1.23-30.2.i386.rpm
> >> > cups-libs-1.1.23-30.2.i386.rpm
> >> >
> >> > will do the job.
> >>
> >> As is usually the case, --force shouldn't be necessary: --oldpackage
> >> should work just as well and will reveal if there are any dependency
> >> issues (e.g. other packages that also need to be downgraded) with the
> >> action, unlike --force.
> >>
> > Sorry, I don't believe my eyes, but 'man rpm'  says:
> > 
> >       --force
> >              Same as using --replacepkgs, --replacefiles, and --oldpackage.
> > :)
> 
> Must get a coffee. I was thinking that --force included --nodeps too 
> (another option to be avoided if at all possible). Still, neither 
> --replacepkgs nor --replacefiles should be needed in this case.
> 
> Paul.

As wld pointed out --nodeps is not included within --force but you are
right --force is to much for this --oldpackage should do the job just
fine. Thanks for pointing this out. 

Henry



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