Thank you, Tshimanga. I was a bit nervous of using --force, until I knew a bit more about the problem
Originally Posted by knudfl
This will do : # rpm -Uvh --nodeps simon-0.3.0-56.1.<arch>.rpm
Of course! (slaps forehead). I had to install portaudio as a dependency first, then ran rpm with --nodeps and it installed fine.
Thank you both for taking the time to reply. Happy New Year.