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stf92 09-13-2013 07:51 AM

Reinstalling a given package by means of installpkg.
 
kernel 3.2.29, Slackware 14.0

Hi: is it convenient, before reinstalling a given package by means of installpkg, to do removepkg first?

phenixia2003 09-13-2013 07:53 AM

Hello,

To reinstall a package, just use upgradepkg as below :

Code:

upgradepkg --reinstall <package-name>
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SeB

stf92 09-13-2013 08:02 AM

Thank you so much.

kikinovak 09-13-2013 08:42 AM

Or you can do this:

Code:

# slackpkg reinstall <package>


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