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Re: [TCLUG:4063] More libs problems (

I'm a little nervous about doing this since I've never compiled anything on
Linux before but the main reason I haven't done something like this is that
I've heard installing programs by hand can result in problems in your RPM
database.  I haven't figured out if this is a big deal or not.

>Well it appears that the only thing you haven't tried is compilingthe libs 
>and installing them...  Sure it takes a few hours to compile, but why not 
>give it a shot?
>> I think I fixed my ncurses versions problems (less works but man still
>> won't run) but my current lib problem is that I'm getting an error saying
>> that I need seems to be installed properly and is
>> part of glibc.  When I searched for info on deja-news I found that a number
>> of other people have had the same problem.  None of them seem to have
>> recieved answers however.
>> I checked RPMFind yesterday and it said that was part of
>> glibc.2.0.7-111.src.rpm (or something close to that) but the file itself
>> wasn't there.  Also I'm confused why it skipped from 2.0.7-19 or so to
>> 2.0.7-111.  Was 2.0.7-111 a sort of 2.1 pre release?  Does anyone know
>> where I can find the right rpm?  Maybe it's in glibc-2.1?  But I can't find
>> an rpm for this...
>> I'm starting to realize that sometimes lib rpms need to be installed with a
>> -Uvh (uninstall and reinstall) and sometimes with an -ivh (install 2
>> versions of the package) but I'm pretty confused about how to tell which is
>> appropriate when.  Is there a way to tell without having to repeatedly
>> reinstall old libs?
>> thanks for any clues,
>> Brady
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