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Re: yum with version



On 1/16/07, oldman <talbotscott cox net> wrote:
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adel.essafi wrote:
> Hi list
> when I use yum, is it possible to specify with version on the
> package (gcc for example) do I need. Now, I need to install
> the 4.1.0 and not the 4.1.1 which the latest!!
> Thanks for help
>
> Envoyez vos cartes de voeux depuis www.laposte.net
> Elles seront ensuite distribuées par le facteur : pratique et malin !
>
>
normally no, you'd have to download the older version and use rpm -ivh
- --replacepkgs --replacefiles gcc
But now there is a yum plugin (yum-allowdowngrade) that should do what
you want yum install that plug in and read the docs

hth
Scott

Try using smart (Smart Package Manager). It's very simple to use. If
the package and its dependencies are met then smart will perform the
downgrade for you removing and installing old/new packages as
required.


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