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Old 11-25-2012, 03:20 PM   #1
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Downgrading RPM

Hai all,

Linux 64 bit RHEL 5

When am trying to downgrade an RPM , am getting the below error :

rpm -qa |grep binutils

The requirement is to downgrade the RPm for a software requirement. I understand that I need to
go to the folder of RPM . if So, where is the location?

Please advise

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Old 11-25-2012, 08:07 PM   #2
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It is wherever YOU put it when you downloaded the RPM. Where did you get binutils- from and/or download it to?
Old 11-25-2012, 10:58 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by AlucardZero View Post
It is wherever YOU put it when you downloaded the RPM. Where did you get binutils- from and/or download it to?
Thanks. I didn't install this rpm. Do I have to download it again and issue the command
Old 11-26-2012, 12:54 AM   #4
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Yes, you also need to give the correct path to the rpm file in the command. Downgrading glibc or binutils can have serious consequences. Be sure they have the same major version (xxx.X <- the X) or you may permanently damage your system, you have been warned.


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