[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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