[techtalk] libraries gtk+ and glib

Theresa Radke theresa at corelcity.com
Thu Jan 6 18:28:45 EST 2000

I told him he'd get good help here :-)


On Thu, 6 Jan 2000 22:17:39 +0100 (CET) Nils Philippsen <nils at wombat.dialup.fht-esslingen.de> wrote:
>On Thu, 6 Jan 2000, Jeff Dike wrote:
>> > Well, i've already downloaded the latest versions of those libraries
>> > (source rpmd), unpacked, configured and installed them according to
>> > the manual, and those programs still prompt the same msg!!!!
>> You built them from source, not from a binary rpm, so rpm doesn't know
>> about them.
>> So, just stick a --nodeps on the rpm -i command and everything should
>> be fine.
>Or do this as root:
>rpm --rebuild glib-1.2.6-1.src.rpm
>[... building process ...]
>rpm -Uvh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/glib-1.2-1.i386.rpm
>rpm -Uvh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/glib-devel-1.2-1.i386.rpm
>rpm --rebuild gtk+-1.2.6-1.src.rpm
>[... building process ...]
>rpm -Uvh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/gtk+-1.2.6-1.i386.rpm
>rpm -Uvh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/gtk+-devel-1.2.6-1.i386.rpm
>Then RPM won't complain anymore (it needs to know what packages in which
>versions are installed, which have these and those files ...).
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