[CentOS] Update

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 17:34:29 UTC 2009


On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 6:59 AM, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 7:40 AM, jarmo <oh1mrr at nic.fi> wrote:
>> I found reason, why update wont go. I have installed much newer
>> glibc, than what comes with 5.3. I needed that, because of couple
>> radioamateur progs.
>> Now have to think, how do I downgrade glibc. If I try remove, there's
>> over 600 pagages, which have to remove and that's not good.
>
> I'm rather surprised that your system is even 'mostly' funcitonal
> after having updated glibc. It's a core package that nearly everything
> in the distro requires, and is built against. I'm curious as to why
> you forced in a glibc update instead of rebuilding radioamateur  to
> suit the existing glibc?

Jarmo: If you need the "latest and greatest" stuff, to run the ham
radio software, this may not be the best distro for you. This is an
Enterprise distro, which rarely,  if ever, has the "latest and
greatest". If you break it, you get to keep the pieces. Read  the
information on the CentOS Wiki, about why not to do what you did and
how to configure the priorities plugin.   73,  Lanny


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