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Re: [vox-tech] RPM Question

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] RPM Question
  • From: Brian Chan <chanby@MAPScs.ucdavis.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2000 16:52:34 -0800
  • References: 3A29901B.5DEC25CB@ucdavis.edu

  You may try to download the source files, then run the files. Normally,
you type "make" to install the program from the source files. Further
information about installing should be found at the where you download the
files or where the author website is. 

  Hope that helps.


On Sat, 2 Dec 2000, Robert G. Scofield wrote:

> Here's an rpm question.
> I went to RPM Find to look for a program.  There were 36 versions of
> this program listed.  Each version was correlated to a Linux
> distribution.  I run Red Hat 6.1.  There were no versions of the program
> for Red Hat 6.1.  There were versions for Mandrake, Mandrake Cooker, Red
> Hat 7.0, and Red Hat 6.2.  Will one of these work on Red Hat 6.1?  If
> so, I assume that I should download the version for Red Hat 6.2 since
> that's the closest.  Is that right, or would I download the version for
> Red Hat 7.0 because it's more recent?  BTW, the program I'm trying to
> get, anacron, is not one that is already running on my machine.
> Thanks for any help.
> Bob
> --
> Robert G. Scofield
> rgscofield@ucdavis.edu

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