[Techtalk] xine on Red Hat 7.3
devdas at dvb.homelinux.org
Sat May 8 02:57:09 EST 2004
On 07/05/04 15:12 -0500, ed orphan wrote:
> I'm trying to install xine on my Red Hat 7.3 system
> but I've got a dependencies problem.
> From http://freshrpms.net I got the xine rpm files for RH 7.3
> xine-0.9.13-fr1.i386.rpm and xine-libs-0.9.13-fr2.i386.rpm
> First, I tried to install xine-0.9.13-fr1.i386.rpm
> in /usr/local/ using rpm -ivh but it needed libraries.
> No problem, I thought, and tried to install the libraries in /usr/local
> rpm -ivh xine-libs-0.9.13-fr2.i386.rpm
> NO! It will not install without libaa.so.1
> So I went back to the net and searched around and found
> http://www.nognu.org/libaa/ and got libaa-0.9.4.tar.gz
> After the usual ./configure, make, make install, I got some libraries
> created in /usr/local/libaa-0.9.4/src/.libs
> None of them are named libaa.so.1 Dah?
> Worse, the xine-libs-0.9.13-fr2.i386.rpm still refuses to install and
> demands libaa.so.1
RPMs will NOT detect packages installed from source (I simplify, there
> Can anyone tell me what I can do, if anything,
> to install xine on Red Hat 7.3 ?
Download the required RPMS from freshrpms.net
[devdas at evita devdas]$ rpm -qf /usr/lib/libaa.so.1
Actually, if you want to make the dependency tracking easier, I suggest
installing the apt port from FreshRPMs and using that to install other
Or you could do what I did and download all the RPMs individually from
freshrpms and install them by hand.
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