[sudo-users] Upgrade issue

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Thu May 26 10:47:01 EDT 2011

On Thu, 26 May 2011 09:38:45 CDT, Keshava Murthy wrote:

> I am trying to upgrade sudo on AIX from Sudo version 1.6.7p5 to
> 1.7.4p6. When I run the upgrade I am getting below message which
> doesn't make sense to me as it is giving  a message 1.6.7 is newer
> than 1.7.4. Could anyone  explain what might happening here?

rpm gets confused by the patchlevel in the version number.
If you pass rpm the --oldpackage flag it should install it.

 - todd

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