[CentOS] RPM Compatibility

Tue Aug 2 18:53:23 UTC 2005
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, 2005-08-02 at 13:40, BRUCE STANLEY wrote:
> It is my understanding that  RPMs built for RHEL 4 are suppose to be
> compatible with  Centos 4.1.
> How about ones built for Fedora 3 or 4?
> I thinking mainly about add-on programs that are not part
> of the core package.

There's a pretty good chance that they will work.  You can make
the chances even better by picking up the source rpm and building
your own binaries with 'rpmbuild --rebuild ....' and installing the
binaries that appear under /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com