[svlug] Using RPM
todd at mrball.net
Fri Mar 16 17:31:02 PST 2001
Karen Shaeffer wrote:
> > installed simultaneously fulfill dependencies. I consider --force a
> > last resort option.
> Not that I'm an RPM expert... But I have seen folks describe "--force" as an
> option intended for folks who are novices. Supposedly, you can always
> perform any given task with other command(s). YMMV.
So we agree. The biggest possible limitation I can think of might be
command line length limits if several packages have to be installed at
once due to circulular dependencies.
Blue skies... Todd
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