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Old 05-22-2003, 01:20 PM   #1
brucewbrannan
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Unhappy Upgrading RPMs???


I'm running RH8.0, started with very-minimum workstation install. I managed to get Apache2 downloaded, compiled and auto-starting after 3 days of pounding on the keyboard. I download the latest stable versions of MySQL and PHP. After fighting PHP for a while I decided to install RedHat's MySQL and PHP. One of the dependencies is Apache and a lesser version than Apache2. The RPM installed the old Apache alongside the new Apache2. I think RPMs are bad but I'm kind of stuck with them because I don't know how to upgrade an application through comiling it.

How can I upgrade the old version of Apache with the new one?

Thanks!
 
Old 05-22-2003, 02:09 PM   #2
trickykid
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Use the -U flag.. it stands for Upgrade when installing RPM's..

ex: rpm -Uvh name-of-file.rpm
 
Old 05-22-2003, 02:22 PM   #3
fancypiper
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Check out apt4rpm and Red Carpet.

# Redhat links
RedHat Linux Manuals
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
RedHat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Redhat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Redhat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
 
  


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