I've just started using the Redhat 4.2 systems after using Slackware
for about 3 years. I'm very impressed with the RPM system. But I
have a question on how to handle a situation that has come up. I
originally had a program that I only had a tar.gz file for so I
installed it on the system using the standard method. Now I have an
update in an RPM file. Can I just install the RPM file or should I
delete all traces of the old version before installing the RPM.
Remember that RPM has no knowledge of the old version since it was