[Yum] problems with yum --allow-downgrade

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Tue Aug 19 14:08:25 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 11:18 +0200, Nikola Ciprich wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to use yum to downgrade packages, but I'm unable to get allowdowngrade plugin to work.
> [root at hbtest2 lb5.x86_64]# rpm -q util-linux
> util-linux-2.13-0.47.el5
> [root at hbtest2 lb5.x86_64]# yum --allow-downgrade update util-linux-2.13-lb5.01.x86_64.rpm
> Loaded plugins: allowdowngrade, protectbase
> Excluding Packages in global exclude list
> Finished
> 90 packages excluded due to repository protections
> Setting up Update Process
> Examining util-linux-2.13-lb5.01.x86_64.rpm: util-linux-2.13-lb5.01.x86_64
> util-linux-2.13-lb5.01.x86_64.rpm: does not update installed package.
> No Packages marked for Update
> [root at hbtest2 lb5.x86_64]#

try this:

yum --allow-downgrade install util-linux-2.13-lb5.01.x86_64.rpm


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