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I must be missing something obvious here. If there are two equally versioned RPM packages of the same software product, with one of them installed on one of my rigs (with a metric tonne of packages as dependencies), how can I replace it with another without going through the hassle of erasing and reinstalling an insane number of dependent packages?
I'd like to do it via
rpm-based solutions (with forcing) are grudgingly accepted.