[CentOS] problem with "yum install libXmu.so.6"

Wed Apr 26 11:53:55 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> If it does want the 32-bit version it shouldn't hurt anything
> to install it with:
> yum  install xorg-x11-libs.i386
> I needed that for VMware server recently and posted here about
> a conflict with fontconfig from the 64-bit version.  I think
> that's a bug but someone responded with a workaround:

> rpm -e --justdb --nodeps fontconfig

which is very very wrong, and if you really care about this, dont do it.
 find the solution to the problem, rather than just using a hammer to
break your system even more.

which in the case of the vmware-server, is to remove fontconfig.x86_64
and install fontconfig.i386 manually. The rest of your install will work

- KB

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq