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Old 08-24-2005, 02:19 PM   #1
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update certain packages


how can you update for example the package "pango" with a newer or downgrade with an older version without having to install ALL depencies?
There are so many packages (almost the whole system) who depend on this i saw

is that possible or not?

BTW: is downgrading possible and how?
Old 08-24-2005, 03:00 PM   #2
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If you don't upgrade the dependencies to newer packages then you risk causing problems on your pc. Also downgrading is very hard if you have upgraded the dependencies as well. You will have to do it manually using "rpm -e --nodeps" and risk breaking your system until you have installed all the right packages.


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