[CentOS] Recommendation(s)

Maciej Żenczykowski maze at cela.pl
Sat Oct 1 14:40:48 UTC 2005

If this is software you are attempting to compile, then maybe it would be 
best to fix it... post the compilation/linker error...



On Sat, 1 Oct 2005, 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?

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