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

Wed Apr 26 12:36:54 UTC 2006
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, 2006-04-26 at 06:53, Karanbir Singh 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
> then.

The solution is to not have conflicting packages in the
repositories.  How do we arrange that?

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com