[CentOS] Vmware server 2.0.2 and Centos 5.4

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 14:24:32 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 6:43 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 7:02 AM, Tom Bishop <bishoptf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I know of the issue using vmware server 2.0.2 and centos 5.4, but is their
>> any reason not to use the .rpm install of  for centos?  I have always used
>> the .tar file but this time used the rpm and it appeared to install and not
>> crash.  I went ahead and did the glib correction but I was wondering if
>> using the rpm was not the rght thing to do, Thanks.
>
> I personally do not see anything wrong with using the rpm to install
> VMware Server.
>
> Akemi

Installing things from RPM is half the point of running an enterprise
OS.  If you install from TAR, the package system cannot track it.

Installing from PRM is not "lazy", it is in fact what you're supposed
to be doing.


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