Undecided rpm package backward compatibility between 10.* & 11.*
Due to circumstances beyond my control, I'm stuck with a server installed with 10.3, but have a requirement to install an new (to the server) application that requires a newer version i.e. utilising LZMA compression, of the rpm package.
I'd like to think that the newer rpm tools could manage both bz2 and lzma compressed packages but, what I can't find anywhere is a statement of the backward compatibility, if any, of the newer package i.e. I'm worried that, if I upgrade the rpm package, I will no longer be able to install 'old', bz2 based packages containing the legacy application.
Any help &/or advice greatly appreciated.