[CentOS] Downgrade libgcc & gcc packages (is there a clean way)

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Aug 9 18:41:27 UTC 2010

  On 08/09/10 11:24 AM, Dan Burkland wrote:
> Machine is running 5.3 and somehow both packages got updated to libgcc-4.1.2-48.el5 when they need to be libgcc-4.1.2-44.el5. The DBAs here perform the Oracle Grid Control client install however they said it will not install it if detects an incorrect package version.

if any other RPMs have a dependency on 4.1.2-48, your life will be hell.

worse, you will not be able to install *ANY* future security or bug 
updates that include or require that libgcc upgrade.

someone needs to take a cluebat to Oracle.

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