[lug] rpm tool version 4 versus 3

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Mon Nov 13 19:22:39 MST 2000

Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 03:30:04PM -0700, D. Stimits wrote:
> >I ran into an rpm package that my RH 6.2 won't work on, due to version
> >being too old. Has anyone here had any bad experiences upgrading rpm
> >version 3 on Redhat 6.2 with version 4?
> Yes.  The latest revision of RPM version 3 includes support for working
> with version 4 files.  Going directly to 4 on a 6.2 system leaves you
> with a broken RPM binary and needing to get the old RPM re-installed.
> It should be the version listed on the KRUD pages in the package
> list -- http://www.tummy.com/KRUD/  We've been using it and it worked
> fine.
> Sean
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> Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
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I hate to ask, but is it possible to download the package without a
subscription or purchase? It lists the various packages but it doesn't
appear to offer them for download.

D. Stimits, stimits at idcomm.com

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