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Old 11-16-2003, 12:08 PM   #1
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rpm -Uvh or -ivh?

Does -Uvh check for previous versions of the rpm and upgrades as nessesary?

Or does it do the same job as -ivh and installs just the same?

Old 11-16-2003, 12:59 PM   #2
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from man rpm:

rpm {-U|--upgrade} [install-options] PACKAGE_FILE ...

This upgrades or installs the package currently installed to a newer ver-
sion. This is the same as install, except all other version(s) of the
package are removed after the new package is installed.


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