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Re: Is there a "yum re-install"?



On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 23:15 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> For some reason I do not understand,
> some of the files in an rpm/yum package (libXmu) are missing.
> I could download the rpm again, and run "rpm -Uvh ...".
> I cannot run "yum remove", as this would remove 157 packages.
> 
> Is there any command to force a yum install,
> even if the package in question is already installed?

You can't do it using yum but if you download the package you can
reinstall it using rpm:

# rpm -Uvh --replacefiles --replacepkgs /path/to/some.rpm

Paul.


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