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Old 06-20-2005, 08:18 PM   #1
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Force RPM reinstall

How can I force an RPM to reinstall itself even if the packag is installed already?

Old 06-20-2005, 08:21 PM   #2
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by adding the --force switch

hope this helps
Old 06-20-2005, 10:30 PM   #3
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Is it possible to force yum to reinstall a package also?



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