I've currently got a 64-bit version of a package installed (subversion-javaHL to be exact). I need to roll this back to its 32-bit counterpart.
Is there a way to do this without simply uninstalling it?
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rpm -e subversion-javahl-1.4.2-4.el5.x86_64 yum install subversion-javahl-1.4.2-4.el5.i386
The version numbers here assume you're running the latest CentOS/RHEL. You might run into wrinkles based on dependencies... in which case you'll need to do the same operation with the base subversion package.
Yum allows plugins to be installed and the Fedora repo contains a yum-allowdowngrade plugin (not sure about CentOS/RHEL). After installing, you should be able to run the following:
yum --allow-downgrade install subversion-javahl-1.4.2-4.el5.i386
I have never tried using it though and am not sure if switching from 64-bit to 32-bit would technically be considered a downgrade.