conflicting files in nvidia-tdk package (not shipped by Red Hat)

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  • Customer is maintaining custom local packages.
  • They are having issues with a package refusing to update due to what rpm says are conflicting files.
  • They see complaints such as:
file /usr/share/man/man3/nvmlUtilization_t.3.gz from install of nvidia-tdk-5.319.43-0.x86_64 conflicts with file from package nvidia-tdk-3.304.5-0.ch5.1.x86_64
  • In the above they are trying to update from nvidia-tdk-3.304.5-0.ch5.1.x86_64 to nvidia-tdk-5.319.43-0.x86_64.rpm
  • They are seeing this with both yum and rpm on 6.4 and 6.5


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Custom local package.

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