Chris Picton wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-02-07 at 14:57, Olivier Thauvin wrote:
>>Le Vendredi 07 Février 2003 13:26, Chris Picton a écrit :
>>>aleph-null:# rpm -q kernel
>>>package kernel is not installed
>>>aleph-null:# rpm -qa | grep kernel
>>The package 'kernel' does not exist, it is named "kernel-xxx-yyymdk" to permit 
>>install of more than one kernel. All provides 'kernel' of course:
> Yes, but you can have multiple packages of the same name installed, as
> long as there are no file conflicts between the two.

Sure you can, but Mandrake has seen way too many times that users don't
then get the difference between the kernel package and other packages,
and wonder why their kernel is broken when they use 'rpm -Uvh'.


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