[CentOS] streamripper & CentOS?

Brian brian-list at comcast.net
Mon Jan 25 00:29:17 UTC 2010


On Jan 24, 2010, at 7:01 PM, Michael A. Peters wrote:

> glib is set up so that you can install parallel versions.
>
> Get the src.rpm from a newer distro, change the name to
> compat-glib2 and tweak the spec file to build with the changed name  
> and add
>
> Provides: glib2 = %{version}
>
> (and for devel - Provides glib2-devel = %{version}
>
> Build it and it should install parallel to the stock glib2.
>
> Of course, you may need to do the same thing with some dependencies  
> just
> to get the compat-glib2 to build.
>
> I might have a spec file for updated glib2 sitting around somewhere,  
> but
> I stopped using CentOS for desktop so if that is one of the libs I had
> updated for myself, it may be older than 2.16 (I seem to remember  
> doing

Thank you for the pointers,  I'll look into that approach.

Brian



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