[CentOS] rpm question

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Fri Aug 14 03:53:50 UTC 2009

Lars Hecking wrote:
>>> Reason is I was wanting to do this so a next yum update does not get all 
>>> confused...
>> That should not be a problem.  yum update will see that your installed
>> version (3.<mumble>) is greater than the version in the repository
>> (2.<mumble>) and will then skip updating openoffice.
>  That is not what happens - at least if the official rpms from openoffice.org
>  are involved.

They are not named the same thing and do not "provide" the same thing,
so you will still get updates.

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