[CentOS] re-install package

David G. Miller dave at davenjudy.org
Wed Apr 15 18:12:11 UTC 2009


Dag Wieers <dag at centos.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, Erik Laxdal wrote:
>> > Jerry Geis wrote:
>>     
>>> >> I tried to install alsa 1.0.19 on centos 5.3 64 - did not work - compile
>>> >> errors.
>>> >>
>>> >> I need to re-install alsa-lib and alsa-util .
>>> >> I dont want to do rpm -e first on those packages as dependcy is crazy.
>>> >> I know they were installed (rpm -qa | grep alsa tells me so) I just want
>>> >> to re-install ?
>>> >> How do I do that?
>>>       
>> >
>> > Try the new "reinstall" option in CentOS 5.3's version of yum:
>> >
>> >      yum reinstall alsa-lib alsa-util
>>     
>
> Finally ! 10 years after apt  :) 
I saw a t-shirt advertised recently that said "apt-get girlfriend".  I'm 
guessing yum still can't do that ;-).

Cheers,
Dave

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