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On Monday 09 April 2007, Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> [email protected] wrote:
> > I removed the FC version of OOo and installed the
> > newest version from OOo. Later FC again installed the
> > FC version of OOo why did that happen?
>
> This is because Fedora OOo rpms have _EPOCH_.
> If you want want keep Fedora OOo rpms excluded, you have
> to do so explicitly by "yum --exclude=openoffice\*", for
> example.
>
> Mamoru

I got the exclude thing taken care of for OpenOffice.org. 
FC6 yum won't downgrade it again.

What is EPOCH?  Also why would autoupdate downgrade an 
installed package?

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