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15.2.2.2. Conflicting Files

If you attempt to install a package that contains a file which has already been installed by another package or an earlier version of the same package, the following is displayed:
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file /usr/bin/foo from install of foo-1.0-1 conflicts with file from package bar-2.0.20
To make RPM ignore this error, use the --replacefiles option:
rpm -ivh --replacefiles foo-1.0-1.i386.rpm