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Re: [SLE] OpenOffice 2 beta How to have both the old one & beta?
  • From: "Peter N. Spotts" <pspotts@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 6 May 2005 08:20:33 -0400
  • Message-id: <20050506082033.2fd2feb0.pspotts@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

> > If I do
> > 'rpm -Uvih *rpm' with the beta, I guess I will lose
> > the old version. Right?
>
No, use -ivh. The rpm will install into a fresh subdirectory. On my machine, it installs in /opt . And each installation forms its own subdir under /opt; thus a new install does not overwrite the old.

Best,

Pete

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