[svlug] Using RPM
shaeffer at got.net
Fri Mar 16 07:54:01 PST 2001
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.
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