[CentOS] YUM and installing older versions of software.
James B. Byrne
byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Wed Jun 18 17:21:35 UTC 2008
How does one specify a particular version of a software package to yum to
install? Is this even possible? What happens to superceded pacjkages in
repos? Are they simple removed/discarded?
yum install package-X.Y.Z-A.el5 ???
The reason I ask is if a yum update goes awry for some reason then how does
one revert to the previous (working) version? I seem to recall that up2date
had a feature whereby one could locally archive superseded packages and
rollback to a previous version was required.
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