[svlug] Using RPM
marc_news at valinux.com
Sun Mar 18 23:01:01 PST 2001
On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 07:54:20AM -0800, Karen Shaeffer wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 07:15:20AM -0800, Todd Lyons wrote:
> > The answer is easy, but not necessarily obvious. The guys have already
> > mentioned the --force option, but there's a more eloquent way:
> > rpm -Uvvh glibc-common-2.2-12.i386.rpm glibc-2.2-12.i386.rpm
> > all on one line. It has the ability to let multiple packages being
> > 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.
Try upgrading RH 6.0 to 7.0 from the command line that way, and tell me when
you get this to work without --force.
(I gave up after about 45mn)
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