replace rpm with yum while rpm using replacepkgs flag

sheffadmin asked:

I use the following rpm syntax in order to install few rpm’ syntax that exist under pkgs

rpm -ivh --replacefiles --replacepkgs /home/pkgs/*.rpm

unfortunately in case of rpm dependencies rpm failed , so we want to use yum in order to solve dependencies

in order to use yum , what is the equivalent approach for the above rpm syntax ?

My answer:


To reinstall a package with yum is trivial:

yum reinstall <name>

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