[CentOS] reinstall packages

Thu Apr 13 17:10:22 UTC 2006
Jim Wildman <jim at rossberry.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?

Remove and reinstall.  Or rebuild the packages with an updated release

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE       jim at rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.com
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