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Re: Upgrading packages with rpm

On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, John Hodges wrote:

> A quick question for you all..
> The other day there was a thread on this list about firefox rpms, so I
> decided I would download and install the rpm. Predictably, it told me that
> firefox required desktop-files (or something similar) and libstdc++.s0.6.
> The first file desktop-whatever was part of the Fedora development tree, so
> I downloaded that as well, and finally grabbed libstdc++34*rpm (since I had
> libstdc++.so.5 currently on my system). What surprised me is this; I tried
> to upgrade the libstdc++ package using 'rpm -Uvh libstdc++34*' and it spit
> out over a page worth of packages that depend upon libstdc++.so.5. The
> question, then, is would a newer version of the same package not also
> satisfy these dependencies? If so, why was I not able to install using -U?
> Cheers,
> John

libstdc++34 is designed to live side by side with libstdc++.  Install with
"rpm -ivh ...".

		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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