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Re: Install only "new" rpm.



On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Wednesday 26 February 2003 05:14, Theewara Vorakosit uttered:
> >     Does rpm have argument to install only "new" packages? My "new"
> > packages means rpm that is not already installed. It is not a "update"
> > package?
> 
> I don't believe there is any such argument, but you can easily script around 
> it.
> 
> 

won't using rpm -i (as opposed to -U) produce an error if a version of the
target rpm is already installed?  not pretty, but effective...

--james

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