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Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Sep 29 08:28:06 IST 2008

Scott Silva wrote:
> on 9-28-2008 9:44 AM Julian Field spake the following:
>> Good idea, I like that one. There is now a "reinstall" or 
>> "--reinstall" command-line option which will attempt to remove the 
>> perl-<module-name> rpm if it is installed, just before it attempts to 
>> install the new one.
>> Should solve your problem nicely.
>> I have also added a logfile called "install.log" in the current 
>> directory, in which all output will be copied.
> Is there any possibility of adding a pause after the removal phase but 
> before the re-install phase?
It's done per-module. I'm not sure I can rewind a <<EOF document, so I 
can't read the table twice. I'm trying to avoid duplicating stuff in the 
file if I can.
> That way people with perl rpm upgrades from RedHat can update and get 
> the new perl installed in another shell and then resume the first.


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