Packages for RedHat 4.2, Debian 1.3
Peter Dalgaard BSA
17 Jan 1998 20:26:01 +0100
"Gregory R. Warnes" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Various individuals wrote:
> > > It may work but it may not. Gregory is referring to installing the
> > > r-base_0.61.1-2_i386.rpm file from the bin/i386-linux/RedHat-4.2/
> > > directory, not the one from the RedHat-5.0 directory. The one he is
> > > trying to install was linked against libreadline.so.2.0 not
> > > libreadline.so.2.1.
> > Oh. I missed that. I suspect that readline is the least of his worries
> > in that case, though. All sorts of "fun" are liable to arise when you
> > run a program that was (e.g.) linked with libc5 and X libs on a system
> > where libc5 is still there, but the X libs are now linked against
> > libc6. Still, it *might* work...
> Okay, okay. I didn't notice that there was a RedHat5 directory, so I
> downloaded the 4.2 rpms just to see. No, they don't work, even if I get
> the correct readline. I've now downloaded the correct RPM from the RedHat
> 5 directory.
And the symlink libreadline.so.2.1->3.0 doesn't work either. I just
tried it and ldconfig is too smart to go by the filename alone, it
looks inside the file, which has the 3.0 signature, and ignores it.
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