[CentOS-devel] new freenx and nx RPMS released, manual action for x86_64
johnny at centos.org
Sun Oct 21 13:52:22 UTC 2007
There are new RPMS released for nx and freenx in the CentOS-4 and
CentOS-5 Extras repository.
I normally do not announce that here, as those can easily be obtained on
a normal "yum upgrade/update", however in this case there are special
actions required *_IF_* you have the x86_64 architecture for either
CentOS-4 or CentOS-5 with the current versions of nx and freenx installed.
The freenx and nx in the x86_64 tree were i386 versions prior to this
release because the nomachine code would not compile on x86_64. This
release fixes that and the new versions are x86_64 RPMS and no longer
i386. This means that YUM will not update the currently installed i386
RPMS that are installed on x86_64 machines.
If you are running nx and freenx on x86_64, to get these upgraded you
1. Manually download the x86_64 RPMS from these location:
2. Manually install these two RPMS with this command (as root from
within the directory where you downloaded them):
rpm -Uvh freenx-0.7.1-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm
(that command is all one line if it wraps on your e-mail)
I apologize for the manual update requirement, however yum will not
update i386 packages with x86_64 ones.
Again ... this is *_ONLY_* required if you have the prior released i386
versions of nx and freenx installed on the X86_64 arch of either
CentOS-4.x or CentOS-5.x.
If you are using the i386 architecture of CentOS-4.x or CentOS-5.x then
you can just upgrade via yum normally.
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