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Re: Howto revert back to earlier version of rpm, as apt is broken with latest

Nigel Henry wrote:
> Updates to rpm, rpm-libs, and rpm-python on F10 have broken apt.
> How can I revert back to the earlier version of rpm? I have the earlier rpm 
> packages available in /var/cache/yum/updates/packages.
> The current installed version of rpm (apt broken) is rpm-4.6.0-1.fc10.i386
> The earlier version of rpm where apt was working ok is, 
> rpm-4.6.0-0.rc3.1.fc10.i386.rpm
> I tried installing the earlier version using rpm -Uvh --oldpackage 
> <package-name>, and that was referring to the rpm package, but there were 
> problems as rpm-libs, and rpm-python were at the latest version (dependency 
> issues).
> Somehow, it seems that I need to revert all 3 rpm packages to the earlier 
> version at the same time, but I don't know how to do that.
> Any suggestions would be welcome.
> Nigel.
Put all the package names in the same command. What I tend to do is
create a temporary directory, copy the RPMs to it, and run something
like "rpm -Uvh --oldpackage *.rpm".


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