[lug] what would break if...
Michael D. Hirsch
mdhirsch at mail.com
Sat May 18 13:49:48 MDT 2002
D. Stimits writes:
> "Michael D. Hirsch" wrote:
> > D. Stimits writes:
> > > I need to update my RH 7.1 box to have db3 version 3.3, currently it has
> > > only 3.1. Only problem is that the RH rpm's at that version are provided
> > > ONLY for RH 7.3, not 7.1. If I download the source rpm and rebuild then
> > > install, can anyone give me an idea if there is a possibility I will
> > > break something important?
> > Another option might be to install them both by using the -i flag to
> > rpm instead of the -U flag.
> Hmm...I believe that would leave both the old and new versions
> installed. Which would be good, unless something gets confused by it. I
> think I'll risk it.
That is right. And if the loader is smart enough, it will be able to
find the appropriate one.
Best of luck.
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