Re: Upgrading to a test kernel

Riley Williams (
Mon, 25 May 1998 19:29:55 +0100 (BST)

Hi there.

>> Thanks. Was able to find all of the RPM's you mentioned, except
>> net-tools. The contrib site had version 1.41. Will this work? When I
>> upgrade, should I do a rpm -Uvh <package> or rpm -ivh <package>? ie. I
>> should just upgrade to the newer, or keep both versions installed?

If you do rpm -ivh and ANY version of the package is already
installed, it will refuse to install the new version.

However, if you do rpm -Uvh and the package is NOT already installed,
rpm will assume you meant to do -ivh instead...

Best wishes from Riley.

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