[CentOS] reinstall packages

Thu Apr 13 17:04:57 UTC 2006
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On Thu, 13 Apr 2006, Bowie Bailey wrote:

> I have some rpm packages that I built locally.  After installing and 
> configuring them, I found a problem that required a source patch. 
> I have rebuilt the rpms, but since they have the same version number 
> as the original, I can't use "yum localupdate" to install them.  Is 
> there a clean way to do this with yum, or do I just need to remove 
> the old packages and then install the new ones?

Is there a reason you didn't bump the Release: header in the .spec 
file? That's the typical mechanism for declaring one binary rpm newer 
than another.

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> www.madboa.com