[CentOS] rpm question

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Fri Aug 14 03:52:38 UTC 2009

Lars Hecking wrote:
> Marcelo Roccasalva writes:
>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 13:11, Jerry Geis<geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
>>> When I install some RPMS like openoffice 3 on centos x85_64
>>> is there some command that will leave all the actual files alone (leave
>>> them installed)
>>> but just remove the RPM name from the RPM database so centos now things
>>> the packages are not installed?
>> rpm -e --justdb package
>  I'd rather
> echo "exclude=openoffice.org-*" >>/etc/yum.conf

That does not make CentOS think they are not installed, it just keeps
them from being updated :D

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