Alternate package implementation (how can I provide and conflict with the same package?)

Gene Hightower gene at
Wed Jun 15 21:56:29 UTC 2011

On 2011-06-15 02:43, Marc Deop wrote:

> Why don't you just create a newer version of the package and
> whenever you wanna roll back to the older one use the "--oldpackage"
> option in rpm?

Except when the upstream foo releases a new version and I run "yum
update" and end up replacing my package with an updated upstream

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