Handling name change of RPM

Łukasz Stelmach l.stelmach at samsung.com
Sat Jan 18 12:47:25 UTC 2014

It was <2014-01-16 czw 19:37>, when Sarang Radke wrote:
> I need to change the name of my RPM and it should override the RPM
> with old name. However I am running into file conflict.
> Old name - old-fw-1.0.0.noarch.rpm
> New name - new-fw-2.0.0.noarch.rpm
> Now when I try to install the new RPM with older RPM already
> installed, I see a file conflict and installation fails. (tried # rpm
> -Uvh & -ivh)
> What I have tried so far in the SPEC file is,
> Obsolete: old-rpm
> Conflicts: old-rpm
> Provides: old-rpm

Remember to provide versions here, especially for Conflicts

Conflicts: old-rpm < %{version}

Otherwise Conflicts would conflict with Provides.

Łukasz Stelmach
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics
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