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Re: [SLE] GTK?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 20:09:00 +0100
  • Message-id: <200211072009.00646.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 07 November 2002 16.03, Thibaut Cousin wrote:
> --force tells RPM to overwrite files and packages and *also* to ignore
> dependency problems. It is extremely dangerous.

Actually no. --force is a synonym for "--replacefiles --replacepkgs
--oldpackage". It still takes dependencies into account, that is why you see
so many people advocating "--nodeps --force".

I agree that it's extremely dangerous though

Anders

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