[CentOS] [External] Re: Microsoft Teams on CentOS 7. Does the latest version work?

Wed Jul 14 13:03:24 UTC 2021
Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>

> On 14/07/2021 09:04, Simon Matter wrote:
>>> On 13/07/2021 15:07, Tru Huynh wrote:
>>>> hi
>>>> On Tue, Jul 13, 2021 at 01:23:58PM +0100, Phil Perry wrote:
>>>>> On 13/07/2021 13:02, Toralf Lund wrote:
>>>>>> Does anyone else run Microsoft Teams on CentOS 7?
>>>> <...>
>>>>>> The release that doesn't work is The one that does
>>>>>> is
>>>>>> - Toralf
>>>>> My wife has been using it on el7, but for the last month or two yum
>>>>> has been complaining about broken dependencies when trying to update
>>>>> it, so I'd disabled the Teams repo from yum updating.
>>>>> I can check what version I'm running later for you, if that would be
>>>>> helpful.
>>>> AFAIK, the latest rpm version for c7 is teams-
>>>> after that they only support CentOS-8 for rpm or snap based for c7
>>>> (but one needs to have $HOME under /home).
>>> OK.
>>> The weird thing here is that the newer version actually installs. If
>>> it's built on/for a later release, I'd normally expect complaints about
>>> the libc or libstdc++ version or something along those lines...
>>> - Toralf
>> Hi,
>> I've seen a lot of commercial software to completely disable the
>> dependency thing in their RPM packages. So you can always install it, it
>> just doesn't work :)
> I guess that's true.
> But in that situation, you expect runtime errors. In this case, the
> application doesn't just install, it also starts and stays running for
> as long as I care to let it. It just doesn't do anything useful. Not as

Maybe the same folks who disabled dependency tracking also disabled
logging... Or the software tries to call bluescreen() which obviously
doesn't exist on CentOS :)