[Nottingham] Errr help...normal service please :-)

Peter Chang Peter.Chang at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Nov 3 14:26:08 GMT 2005

On Thu, 3 Nov 2005, Robert Ross wrote:


> > However you will want to keep the amount of stuff you compile 
> > yourself to a minimum because it becomes a nightmare very quickly.
> > 
> I know, I have been down the road of dependencies depending on other
> dependencies, depending upon other dependencies,etc which is why I always
> try to use yum - it sorts this kind of thing out (mostly).

And if the rpms are incompatible (due to library dependencies or any other
reasons), grab the source rpm and rebuild your own PPC rpms.

Holler if you need help doing this but there should be a guide on this
with SuSe, yellow dog, mandr* or fedora.


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