[Novalug] F12 delta rpms
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Wed Dec 30 10:21:55 EST 2009
On Tue, 29 Dec 2009, James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
> Even then, with kernels, and other places where you "know" that
> this the first and only install, -U works as well as -i.
> So why does -i even exist? Historical?
> The only reason I can think of is where you want multiple and
> overlapping versions to exist. Perhaps this might be 32 and 64
> bit versions of a library, with the identical man pages or
> /usr/share files.
> In fact, -i might be *required* for delta RPMs. I'm just
> guessing tho.
I've been using -i only in cases where there is nothing
already there to Update -- like adding Opera to a fresh install.
Is that bad?
Beartooth Staffwright, Erstwhile Historian of Tongues
Sclerotic Squirreler, Double Retiree, Linux Evangelist
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