On Sat, 30 Oct 2004 09:06:43 -0600, Stuart Jansen <sjansen(a)gurulabs.com> wrote:
> > > In Fedora Core 3, RPM will ignore such conflicts,
and the package
> > > installation will proceed, overwriting any conflicting files from
> > > previously-installed packages.
> > Is there any way to revert to the previous behaviour ?
> rpm --fileconflicts
So we've got a reply from an @redhat.com that says how to avoid the
behavior. But we haven't heard what the reason for the change was.
There's nothing magic about "a reply from an @redhat.com". I've got
an address, too, but so what. Wait until you see a mail from Jeff Johnson
or Christian Gafton. It's a weekend.