[CentOS] New rpm, same name, how to update

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Mon Dec 8 16:39:55 UTC 2008


Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I have to build my own rpms for the HIPL project.  I update my copy of 
> the code and make rpm.
> 
> Thing is the rpm name never changes from patch to patch.
> 
> Is there a way to have yum apply the new code as an update and not have 
> to erase then install?

Do it the correct way and update the spec file, so that it at least gets
a new release? 

On the other hand --replacepkgs or --oldpackage might work. 

Ralph
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