[Centos] binary RPMs

Lance Davis lance at uklinux.net
Wed Aug 11 20:49:21 UTC 2004

On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, dan1 wrote:

> Hi everybody.
> I know that we can normally install source rpms designed for RH9 and FC1,
> but can we also install the binary RPMs for RH9 and/or FC1 on a CentOS 3
> system ?

It is best to rebuild source rpms as they will have been built for 
different glibc etc.

Unless of course they are interpreted eg python/perl, but even then they 
may have been built against different versions and be looking for 
different libraries to link to.


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