FC3 rpm behavior change
"Nils O. Selåsdal"
NOS at Utel.no
Sat Oct 30 06:51:10 UTC 2004
Dax Kelson wrote:
>The FC3 Release Notes say:
> RPM's default behavior regarding file conflicts in Fedora Core 3 has
> changed. In the past, file conflicts (where a file from one
> already-installed package also appears in a package that is to be
> installed) caused the installation of the package containing the
> conflicting file to abort.
> In Fedora Core 3, RPM will ignore such conflicts, and the package
> installation will proceed, overwriting any conflicting files from
> previously-installed packages.
>What's the rationale for this?
Then my hunch about this were right. I was yelling a bit about that on
IRC, but most people claimed
RPM does NOT work like that. Apparantly it does on my system. Rather bad
imho, it allows for easily
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