[root@pond i386]# rpm --force -U mingetty-0.9.4-16.2.i386.rpm
package mingetty-1.00-1 (which is newer than mingetty-0.9.4-16.2) is already
Try the mode (i.e. -U) first.
*** Bug 61609 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
"rpm -U --force" works. Is that intentional?
Partial implementation of multimode options, i.e.
rpm -q ... -U ... -q ... -V ... -e ...