Aaron Konstam wrote: > If you have an rpm: foo-0.6.5-7.fc7 installed and you execute: > rpm -Uvh foo-0.6.5-7L.fc7.rpm > > > Will the original foo rpm be replaced? If not what change in the version > would cause the replacement. > > For political reasons 0.6.5-8.fc7 or >8 is not an option. > It should be seen as a later version, so it should upgrade. (Using the U option will install it even if the foo package is not currently installed. The -F option only does an upgrade if an earlier version is installed.) If RPM has problem with your naming, you can also use the Epoch tag. http://docs.fedoraproject.org/drafts/rpm-guide-en/ch-specfile-syntax.html#id3044481 Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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