Why do I see a conflict when attempting to install dhcp server package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6?

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  • When attempting to install dhcp (dhcp server package) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, I get a message about a file conflicts :

    # yum install dhcp
    Transaction Check Error:
      file /usr/share/man/man5/dhcp-options.5.gz from install of dhcp-12:4.1.1-19.P1.el6.x86_64 conflicts with file from package dhclient-12:4.1.1-12.P1.el6.x86_64
    Error Summary


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • dhclient-4.1.1-12.P1.el6
  • dhcp-4.1.1-19.P1.el6

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