ps - disabling compatibility checks

seth vidal skvidal at
Thu Sep 2 02:50:33 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 19:40 -0700, Edward Peschko wrote:
> ps - better yet - is there a way to install two different versions of
> the same module, such that you don't need to worry about file name
> conflicts, and the 'newer' versions of the files win out over the
> older?
> For example, we have a need to keep openssl 0.9.7 around for legacy
> purposes. Yet it would be very nice to have 0.9.8 around as well. If
> one could install the second version without worrying about
> uninstalling the first (and not worry about common man pages, etc)
> then we could keep legacy compatibility yet not be 'stuck' at the old
> revlevel..
> Any info on this would be great - I'm finding that rpm is being very
> recalcitrant for me in being able to maintain a production system, but
> then again, maybe I'm using it incorrectly.

I think you will probably want to read:


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