On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, John P. Looney wrote:
> Why do you do that, so you can run 32 and 64 bit apps ?
> For instance, if I wanted both 1.2 and 1.3 installed at the same
> time. Why would different archs be any different ?
Cause sometimes the packages both want to install the same file. This
can be disasterous if its a critical binary/library.
> Are there any package metatools like apt, yum, on any distro that
> are happy with this ?
Yum is, because it essentially does rpm --force.
Unfortunately its dependency checking doesnt take
important-file-clobbering into account.
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