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Re: [vox-tech] GTK+ 2.2 install
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Re: [vox-tech] GTK+ 2.2 install



I got it working, thanx, ended up finding some packages I was somehow
unable to locate before. Now, the seemingly daunting task of upgrading
gnome.

so no, I wasn't referring to glibc :)


On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 16:01, Samuel Merritt wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 05:30:15PM -0400, Mike Simons wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 01:28:22PM -0700, Ryan Detert wrote:
> > > I am trying to install GTK+ 2.2.1 and I have just done a make install on
> > > the glib and everything compiles and installs correctly with no errors
> > > given.
> > [...]
> > > What is the best way to uninstall the old version and install the new
> > > version?
> > 
> > Ryan,
> > 
> >   It is unclear how and where the new version of glibc was installed.
> > It is unclear if you or the install process ran ldconfig for it to 
> > reload the ld.so.cache.
> 
> I think Ryan is talking about glib, not glibc. glib is just a utility
> library that GTK+ depends on. 
>  
> >   It is clear that if the configure script for GTK didn't find the new
> > glibc you installed it's not the default version and something is
> > wrong, and you don't know how to make configure check the location
> > you installed your glibc in you should read './configure --help'.
> > 
> >   You should definitely be able to have multiple versions of the 
> > same shared library installed on the machine... using the newest 
> > version to build against.
> > 
> >   I don't know if there are any binary incompatibilities between the
> > one that came with your Redhat system and the one you have installed 
> > yourself.  If the second digit in the version number changed (2.X) it 
> > is likely some incompatibility exists.
> > 
> >   You are playing with fire.  If something goes wrong your system
> > will be unbootable... and will most likely have to be reinstalled.
> > If you have to ask how, then I recommend you not even try to remove
> > the rpm glibc package you have on your machine.
> > 
> >   Aren't there redhat packages for gtk 2.2 someplace?
> > 
> >     Later,
> >       Mike Simons
> > 
> > -- 
> > GPG key: http://simons-clan.com/~msimons/gpg/msimons.asc
> 
> 

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