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Old 04-23-2004, 12:35 PM   #1
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How to downgrade a RPM??

I want to downgarde cpp 3.3x to cpp 3.2x. When i run rpm -e cpp3.3x ... error say ... /usr/bin/cpp is needed by ( installed ) Xfree86-4.3.0-42
Old 04-23-2004, 01:41 PM   #2
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You type in rpm -e --force cpp.3.x....

The "--force" causes the error message you mentioned to be ignored, just make sure you install your older rpm afterward, else Xfree might not work:-)

Also, you might need "--nodeps" some time, it ignores any dependencies (use with care).



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