I first found this problem running on a beta1 system and trying to update
the XFree on that system to the XFree on beta2. I did it with the
rpm -Fvh /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/XFree86-*
and got "no packages require freshening"
I duplicated the problem on a beta2 system by installing the
"redhat-release" package from beta1 with:
rpm -Uvh --oldpackage /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/redhat-release-6.9.0-*
and then tried to freshen with the beta2 package:
rpm -Fvh /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/redhat-release-6.9.1-*
and got "no packages require freshening" but
rpm -Uvh /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/redhat-release-6.9.1-*
updated the package.
I believe --freshen is functional in rpm-4.0-0.45. If not, please reopen this