[CentOS] Recommendation(s)

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Sat Oct 1 13:42:44 UTC 2005

YOur other option is CentOS 3 which should suffice..:)

Sam Drinkard wrote:
> Unfortunately, No.  The current version of the x86-64 does not have, and 
> I can't install the glibc-2.3.3 libs to run the software, and I'm pretty 
> sure the i386 version would be the same, however I was hoping someone 
> could tell me.  There should be some backwards compatibility, but 
> apparently there is a specific call in the 2.3.3 lib that is not 
> available in the 2.3.4.
> William Warren wrote:
>> You can't drop back to the 32-bit version of CenttOS 4?
>> Sam Drinkard wrote:
>>> List,
>>>    It looks like I may have to drop back to a 32-bit version of the 
>>> OS due to some non-resolvable library issues for the software I'm 
>>> attempting to compile, and want to ask, how far back can I go with 
>>> CentOS where I'd not lose too much functionality of the 4.1 version.  
>>> Essentially what I need is the equivalent of RHES 3.  The other thing 
>>> I'd thought about would be to install the needed gnu library, but in 
>>> a non-standard place, like /home/sam or some other user directory.  
>>> Since the software only needs this at runtime and not during linking, 
>>> I don't see what It would bother.  Given that idea, how would I use 
>>> RPM to install that library ?  I read the man page, but did not seen 
>>> much option for installing to a non-std location, and not have the 
>>> system actually "recognize" it as being there.
>>> suggestions?

My "Foundation" verse:
Isa 54:17  No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and 
every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt 
condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their 
righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.

-- carpe ductum -- "Grab the tape"
CDTT (Certified Duct Tape Technician)

Linux user #322099

More information about the CentOS mailing list