two ntp RPMs?

Maynard Kuona knxmay001 at
Sat Nov 15 02:47:06 UTC 2003

On Sat, 2003-11-15 at 04:35, James Jones wrote:
> I just upgraded from RH9 to Fedora Core 1. I grabbed the Fedora apt RPM 
> and did the appropriate rpm -U, and moved the new sources.list into 
> place, since rpm told me it hadn't overwritten the old sources.list 
> file. I then did "apt-get update" and, after it had grabbed the 
> pertinent lists, it warned me that I had two (!) ntp RPMs installed: 
> ntp-4.1.2-0.rc1.2 and ntp-4.1.2-5. I presume that 4.1.2-5 is the one I 
> want to keep, but just out of idle curiosity, how did I end up with two?
>     James Jones
Maybe you did an 'rpm -i' instead of 'rpm -U' and the package did not
properly replace the older package. Such thing can happen with testing
releases, which is where you might have got you other rpm.

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