On Sun, 25 Jun 2006, seth vidal wrote:
On Sun, 2006-06-25 at 22:49 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> 1. yum install synaptic
> 2. synaptic
> 3. select the package from the list
> 4. Package / Force version
> 5. pick the version from the list
> 6. OK
> 7. Apply
> 8. OK
> That's it. :-) No --force --nodeps needed.
> With RPM itself, use --oldpackage rather than --force --nodeps.
what, exactly, do you think synaptic does when you do 'force version'?
It (well, libapt-pkg) does this when downgrades are needed:
probFilter |= RPMPROB_FILTER_OLDPACKAGE;
rc = rpmtsRun(TS, NULL, (rpmprobFilterFlags)probFilter);
- Panu -